Wheat Subsidies in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky totaled $1.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%3$262,943$87,648
Top 2%38%6$409,884$68,314
Top 3%48%9$520,706$57,856
Top 4%55%12$594,408$49,534
Top 5%59%15$645,844$43,056
Top 6%63%18$686,450$38,136
Top 7%66%21$718,736$34,226
Top 8%69%24$748,289$31,179
Top 9%71%27$774,641$28,690
Top 10%74%30$799,303$26,643
Top 11%76%33$820,506$24,864
Top 12%77%36$838,955$23,304
Top 13%79%39$855,402$21,933
Top 14%80%42$870,255$20,720
Top 15%81%45$883,685$19,637
Top 16%83%48$896,068$18,668
Top 17%84%51$907,563$17,795
Top 18%85%54$918,310$17,006
Top 19%86%57$928,716$16,293
Top 20%86%60$938,921$15,649
Remaining 80% of recips.14%243$146,679$604

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

 

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