USDA subsidies in Kentucky totaled $5.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 83 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%41%2,169$1,842,826,619$849,620
Top 2%54%4,339$2,407,813,762$554,924
Top 3%62%6,509$2,753,010,880$422,955
Top 4%67%8,679$2,994,544,857$345,033
Top 5%71%10,849$3,177,313,989$292,867
Top 6%75%13,019$3,323,237,753$255,261
Top 7%77%15,189$3,442,948,411$226,674
Top 8%80%17,359$3,543,325,767$204,120
Top 9%82%19,529$3,628,979,475$185,825
Top 10%83%21,699$3,702,821,035$170,645
Top 11%85%23,869$3,767,423,578$157,838
Top 12%86%26,039$3,824,408,255$146,872
Top 13%87%28,209$3,875,181,148$137,374
Top 14%88%30,379$3,920,539,634$129,054
Top 15%89%32,549$3,961,391,139$121,705
Top 16%90%34,719$3,998,244,090$115,160
Top 17%91%36,888$4,031,620,551$109,294
Top 18%91%39,058$4,062,099,953$104,002
Top 19%92%41,228$4,089,913,069$99,202
Top 20%93%43,398$4,115,342,834$94,828
Remaining 80% of recips.7%173,596$331,225,543$1,908

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

 

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