Corn Subsidies in Kentucky totaled $1.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%41%934$559,305,166$598,828
Top 2%55%1,868$745,306,053$398,986
Top 3%63%2,802$849,692,601$303,245
Top 4%68%3,736$918,551,539$245,865
Top 5%72%4,671$968,766,509$207,400
Top 6%74%5,605$1,007,931,509$179,827
Top 7%77%6,539$1,039,700,123$159,000
Top 8%79%7,473$1,066,452,782$142,707
Top 9%80%8,407$1,089,432,313$129,586
Top 10%82%9,342$1,109,467,455$118,761
Top 11%83%10,276$1,127,173,570$109,690
Top 12%84%11,210$1,143,063,830$101,968
Top 13%85%12,144$1,157,353,415$95,302
Top 14%86%13,078$1,170,313,529$89,487
Top 15%87%14,013$1,182,112,282$84,358
Top 16%88%14,947$1,192,917,078$79,810
Top 17%89%15,881$1,202,881,747$75,743
Top 18%89%16,815$1,212,074,012$72,083
Top 19%90%17,749$1,220,564,795$68,768
Top 20%91%18,684$1,228,478,285$65,750
Remaining 80% of recips.9%74,737$126,388,002$1,691

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

 

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