Wheat Subsidies in Maine totaled $457,876 from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 68 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%2$53,922$26,961
Top 2%39%5$90,682$18,136
Top 3%44%7$103,350$14,764
Top 4%50%10$116,706$11,671
Top 5%53%12$124,076$10,340
Top 6%57%15$134,013$8,934
Top 7%60%17$140,036$8,237
Top 8%63%20$147,897$7,395
Top 9%65%22$152,196$6,918
Top 10%68%25$158,491$6,340
Top 11%69%27$162,423$6,016
Top 12%72%30$168,056$5,602
Top 13%73%32$171,574$5,362
Top 14%76%35$176,663$5,048
Top 15%77%37$179,683$4,856
Top 16%79%40$183,877$4,597
Top 17%80%42$186,315$4,436
Top 18%81%45$189,896$4,220
Top 19%82%47$192,177$4,089
Top 20%84%50$195,412$3,908
Remaining 80% of recips.16%200$38,405$192

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

 

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