Commodity subsidies in Essex County, Massachusetts totaled $2.8 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 51 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%4$717,266$179,316
Top 2%34%8$977,160$122,145
Top 3%39%12$1,120,417$93,368
Top 4%43%16$1,217,376$76,086
Top 5%45%20$1,291,592$64,580
Top 6%47%24$1,340,197$55,842
Top 7%48%29$1,379,227$47,560
Top 8%49%33$1,405,213$42,582
Top 9%50%37$1,423,289$38,467
Top 10%51%41$1,441,236$35,152
Top 11%51%45$1,459,139$32,425
Top 12%52%49$1,477,036$30,144
Top 13%53%54$1,499,360$27,766
Top 14%53%58$1,517,141$26,158
Top 15%54%62$1,534,757$24,754
Top 16%54%66$1,552,348$23,520
Top 17%55%70$1,569,924$22,427
Top 18%56%74$1,587,500$21,453
Top 19%56%79$1,609,447$20,373
Top 20%57%83$1,626,986$19,602
Remaining 80% of recips.43%333$1,222,037$3,670

‡ 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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