Commodity subsidies in Maine totaled $98.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 77 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%34%60$33,317,363$555,289
Top 2%47%121$46,351,645$383,071
Top 3%55%181$54,077,263$298,769
Top 4%60%242$59,630,098$246,405
Top 5%65%302$63,795,907$211,245
Top 6%68%363$67,112,584$184,883
Top 7%71%424$69,864,850$164,776
Top 8%73%484$72,163,789$149,099
Top 9%75%545$74,175,741$136,102
Top 10%77%605$75,911,349$125,473
Top 11%78%666$77,453,501$116,297
Top 12%80%727$78,801,690$108,393
Top 13%81%787$79,959,417$101,600
Top 14%82%848$80,978,737$95,494
Top 15%83%908$81,887,436$90,184
Top 16%84%969$82,715,128$85,361
Top 17%85%1,030$83,439,161$81,009
Top 18%85%1,090$84,067,814$77,126
Top 19%86%1,151$84,647,611$73,543
Top 20%86%1,211$85,141,797$70,307
Remaining 80% of recips.14%4,848$13,574,808$2,800

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

 

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