Commodity subsidies in Colorado totaled $3.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 74 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%451$659,439,010$1,462,171
Top 2%34%902$1,014,646,357$1,124,885
Top 3%43%1,354$1,276,997,405$943,130
Top 4%50%1,805$1,483,574,976$821,925
Top 5%56%2,257$1,653,068,842$732,419
Top 6%61%2,708$1,794,649,688$662,721
Top 7%65%3,160$1,915,115,542$606,049
Top 8%68%3,611$2,017,807,387$558,795
Top 9%71%4,063$2,107,190,671$518,629
Top 10%74%4,514$2,185,397,472$484,138
Top 11%76%4,966$2,254,398,503$453,967
Top 12%78%5,417$2,315,121,036$427,381
Top 13%80%5,869$2,369,529,477$403,736
Top 14%82%6,320$2,417,988,298$382,593
Top 15%83%6,772$2,461,494,059$363,481
Top 16%84%7,223$2,500,594,893$346,199
Top 17%86%7,674$2,535,987,875$330,465
Top 18%87%8,126$2,568,188,513$316,046
Top 19%88%8,577$2,597,409,319$302,834
Top 20%89%9,029$2,624,079,167$290,628
Remaining 80% of recips.11%36,118$340,345,317$9,423

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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