Cotton Subsidies in Ben Hill County, Georgia totaled $26.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%4$3,091,097$772,774
Top 2%28%9$5,562,049$618,005
Top 3%36%13$7,168,862$551,451
Top 4%45%18$9,036,720$502,040
Top 5%52%23$10,502,702$456,639
Top 6%57%27$11,421,100$423,004
Top 7%62%32$12,459,580$389,362
Top 8%65%36$13,192,103$366,447
Top 9%69%41$13,918,812$339,483
Top 10%72%46$14,553,269$316,375
Top 11%74%50$15,005,192$300,104
Top 12%77%55$15,509,800$281,996
Top 13%79%59$15,888,182$269,291
Top 14%81%64$16,300,774$254,700
Top 15%82%69$16,645,921$241,245
Top 16%84%73$16,897,426$231,472
Top 17%85%78$17,161,757$220,023
Top 18%86%82$17,358,471$211,689
Top 19%87%87$17,574,983$202,011
Top 20%88%92$17,764,306$193,090
Remaining 80% of recips.12%369$2,416,494$6,549

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

 

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