Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payments in Illinois totaled $235 million in 2020‡

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program payment recipients were paid 57 percent of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%219$51,591,920$235,580
Top 2%30%439$71,387,164$162,613
Top 3%36%659$84,020,406$127,497
Top 4%40%879$93,876,837$106,800
Top 5%44%1,099$102,252,230$93,041
Top 6%47%1,319$109,689,152$83,161
Top 7%50%1,539$116,411,479$75,641
Top 8%52%1,759$122,580,443$69,688
Top 9%55%1,979$128,251,014$64,806
Top 10%57%2,198$133,493,615$60,734
Top 11%59%2,418$138,389,496$57,233
Top 12%61%2,638$142,971,345$54,197
Top 13%63%2,858$147,273,303$51,530
Top 14%64%3,078$151,331,795$49,166
Top 15%66%3,298$155,176,690$47,052
Top 16%68%3,518$158,822,594$45,146
Top 17%69%3,738$162,290,547$43,416
Top 18%70%3,958$165,580,035$41,834
Top 19%72%4,177$168,698,188$40,387
Top 20%73%4,397$171,691,977$39,048
Remaining 80% of recips.27%17,592$63,354,412$3,601

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

 

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