Sorghum Subsidies in Phillips County, Colorado totaled $1.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 72 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%3$154,038$51,346
Top 2%39%7$250,976$35,854
Top 3%46%11$301,085$27,371
Top 4%51%14$331,341$23,667
Top 5%56%18$365,023$20,279
Top 6%61%22$394,705$17,941
Top 7%64%25$412,990$16,520
Top 8%67%29$435,136$15,005
Top 9%70%33$453,956$13,756
Top 10%72%36$466,731$12,965
Top 11%74%40$482,218$12,055
Top 12%77%44$496,834$11,292
Top 13%78%47$506,874$10,785
Top 14%80%51$518,914$10,175
Top 15%82%55$528,486$9,609
Top 16%83%59$537,037$9,102
Top 17%84%62$543,007$8,758
Top 18%85%66$550,464$8,340
Top 19%86%70$557,484$7,964
Top 20%87%73$562,411$7,704
Remaining 80% of recips.13%296$85,953$290

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

 

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