Commodity subsidies in Laurel County, Kentucky totaled $6.8 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 74 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%24$1,875,286$78,137
Top 2%40%49$2,728,445$55,683
Top 3%48%74$3,295,995$44,540
Top 4%54%99$3,696,698$37,340
Top 5%59%124$4,018,449$32,407
Top 6%63%149$4,294,289$28,821
Top 7%66%174$4,522,170$25,989
Top 8%69%198$4,712,377$23,800
Top 9%71%223$4,886,049$21,911
Top 10%74%248$5,043,157$20,335
Top 11%76%273$5,180,095$18,975
Top 12%78%298$5,303,991$17,799
Top 13%79%323$5,413,016$16,759
Top 14%81%348$5,509,248$15,831
Top 15%82%372$5,595,305$15,041
Top 16%83%397$5,675,970$14,297
Top 17%84%422$5,750,441$13,627
Top 18%85%447$5,819,737$13,020
Top 19%86%472$5,883,218$12,464
Top 20%87%497$5,940,615$11,953
Remaining 80% of recips.13%1,989$899,384$452

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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