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$1,840,728,254$848,653
Top 2%54%4,338$2,404,206,244$554,220
Top 3%62%6,508$2,748,348,309$422,303
Top 4%67%8,677$2,989,071,740$344,482
Top 5%71%10,846$3,171,359,105$292,399
Top 6%75%13,016$3,317,026,756$254,842
Top 7%77%15,185$3,436,486,609$226,308
Top 8%80%17,354$3,536,674,255$203,796
Top 9%82%19,524$3,622,194,266$185,525
Top 10%83%21,693$3,695,888,280$170,372
Top 11%85%23,862$3,760,400,305$157,589
Top 12%86%26,032$3,817,332,995$146,640
Top 13%87%28,201$3,868,038,901$137,160
Top 14%88%30,370$3,913,327,760$128,855
Top 15%89%32,540$3,954,138,608$121,516
Top 16%90%34,709$3,990,947,154$114,983
Top 17%91%36,878$4,024,309,096$109,125
Top 18%91%39,048$4,054,778,370$103,841
Top 19%92%41,217$4,082,569,062$99,051
Top 20%93%43,387$4,107,990,215$94,683
Remaining 80% of recips.7%173,548$331,002,954$1,907

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

 

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