Commodity subsidies in Kentucky totaled $3.1 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 86 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%48%2,020$1,486,651,243$735,966
Top 2%61%4,040$1,879,793,137$465,295
Top 3%68%6,061$2,097,488,134$346,063
Top 4%73%8,081$2,241,805,946$277,417
Top 5%76%10,101$2,348,921,534$232,543
Top 6%79%12,122$2,432,919,712$200,703
Top 7%81%14,142$2,500,881,831$176,841
Top 8%83%16,162$2,557,405,051$158,236
Top 9%84%18,183$2,605,708,977$143,305
Top 10%86%20,203$2,647,580,680$131,049
Top 11%87%22,223$2,684,245,266$120,787
Top 12%88%24,244$2,716,670,996$112,055
Top 13%89%26,264$2,745,592,397$104,538
Top 14%90%28,284$2,771,487,171$97,988
Top 15%90%30,305$2,794,885,384$92,225
Top 16%91%32,325$2,816,081,186$87,118
Top 17%92%34,345$2,835,396,351$82,556
Top 18%92%36,366$2,853,062,730$78,454
Top 19%93%38,386$2,869,264,295$74,748
Top 20%93%40,407$2,884,127,999$71,377
Remaining 80% of recips.7%161,628$205,924,571$1,274

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

 

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