Corn Subsidies in Kentucky totaled $1.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy recipients were paid 82 percent of corn subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%41%937$560,466,621$598,150
Top 2%55%1,874$746,618,804$398,409
Top 3%63%2,811$851,024,445$302,748
Top 4%68%3,748$919,883,446$245,433
Top 5%72%4,686$970,091,811$207,019
Top 6%74%5,623$1,009,242,506$179,485
Top 7%77%6,560$1,041,006,928$158,690
Top 8%79%7,497$1,067,756,502$142,425
Top 9%80%8,434$1,090,731,216$129,325
Top 10%82%9,372$1,110,758,868$118,519
Top 11%83%10,309$1,128,466,908$109,464
Top 12%84%11,246$1,144,351,925$101,756
Top 13%85%12,183$1,158,636,544$95,103
Top 14%86%13,121$1,171,601,159$89,292
Top 15%87%14,058$1,183,378,776$84,178
Top 16%88%14,995$1,194,178,304$79,638
Top 17%89%15,932$1,204,140,670$75,580
Top 18%90%16,869$1,213,325,525$71,926
Top 19%90%17,807$1,221,816,461$68,614
Top 20%91%18,744$1,229,714,415$65,606
Remaining 80% of recips.9%74,978$126,009,730$1,681

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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