Wheat Subsidies in Kentucky totaled $409 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 82 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%39%454$114,918,076$253,124
Top 2%53%908$155,775,273$171,559
Top 3%61%1,362$179,636,619$131,892
Top 4%67%1,816$195,801,095$107,820
Top 5%71%2,270$207,414,380$91,372
Top 6%74%2,724$216,492,051$79,476
Top 7%77%3,178$223,875,703$70,445
Top 8%79%3,632$230,011,642$63,329
Top 9%80%4,086$235,302,253$57,587
Top 10%82%4,540$239,913,891$52,844
Top 11%83%4,994$243,969,530$48,853
Top 12%85%5,448$247,584,608$45,445
Top 13%86%5,902$250,813,321$42,496
Top 14%87%6,356$253,721,593$39,918
Top 15%88%6,810$256,374,773$37,647
Top 16%88%7,264$258,790,110$35,626
Top 17%89%7,718$261,010,333$33,818
Top 18%90%8,172$263,048,596$32,189
Top 19%91%8,626$264,927,328$30,713
Top 20%91%9,080$266,662,814$29,368
Remaining 80% of recips.9%36,323$25,973,190$715

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

 

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