Wheat Subsidies in Colorado totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 73 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%344$285,839,737$830,929
Top 2%34%688$436,942,675$635,091
Top 3%42%1,033$549,322,363$531,774
Top 4%49%1,377$639,701,148$464,561
Top 5%55%1,722$714,910,234$415,163
Top 6%60%2,066$777,152,402$376,163
Top 7%64%2,411$829,925,161$344,224
Top 8%67%2,755$874,620,605$317,467
Top 9%70%3,100$913,506,322$294,679
Top 10%73%3,444$947,441,954$275,099
Top 11%75%3,789$977,216,702$257,909
Top 12%77%4,133$1,003,218,464$242,734
Top 13%79%4,478$1,026,420,169$229,214
Top 14%81%4,822$1,047,254,436$217,183
Top 15%82%5,167$1,066,017,401$206,313
Top 16%84%5,511$1,082,949,649$196,507
Top 17%85%5,855$1,098,257,961$187,576
Top 18%86%6,200$1,112,165,646$179,382
Top 19%87%6,544$1,124,907,262$171,899
Top 20%88%6,889$1,136,608,557$164,989
Remaining 80% of recips.12%27,558$159,950,194$5,804

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

 

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