Wheat Subsidies in Maine totaled $451,007 from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%2$53,922$26,961
Top 2%38%5$90,682$18,136
Top 3%44%7$103,350$14,764
Top 4%50%10$117,451$11,745
Top 5%53%12$125,161$10,430
Top 6%58%15$135,652$9,043
Top 7%60%17$141,926$8,349
Top 8%64%20$149,965$7,498
Top 9%65%22$154,264$7,012
Top 10%68%25$160,559$6,422
Top 11%70%27$164,491$6,092
Top 12%72%30$170,124$5,671
Top 13%74%32$173,642$5,426
Top 14%76%35$178,731$5,107
Top 15%77%37$181,751$4,912
Top 16%79%40$185,945$4,649
Top 17%80%42$188,383$4,485
Top 18%81%45$191,964$4,266
Top 19%82%47$194,245$4,133
Top 20%84%50$197,480$3,950
Remaining 80% of recips.16%200$38,405$192

‡ 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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