Wheat Subsidies in Minnesota totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 82 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%550$394,911,753$718,021
Top 2%42%1,100$610,831,616$555,301
Top 3%53%1,650$761,164,530$461,312
Top 4%60%2,200$872,289,007$396,495
Top 5%66%2,750$955,485,732$347,449
Top 6%71%3,300$1,019,901,884$309,061
Top 7%74%3,850$1,071,625,860$278,344
Top 8%77%4,400$1,114,064,795$253,197
Top 9%80%4,950$1,149,306,918$232,183
Top 10%82%5,500$1,178,981,058$214,360
Top 11%83%6,050$1,204,524,386$199,095
Top 12%85%6,600$1,226,774,983$185,875
Top 13%86%7,150$1,246,317,471$174,310
Top 14%88%7,700$1,263,472,519$164,087
Top 15%89%8,250$1,278,577,427$154,979
Top 16%89%8,800$1,291,955,079$146,813
Top 17%90%9,350$1,303,911,546$139,456
Top 18%91%9,900$1,314,706,028$132,799
Top 19%92%10,450$1,324,460,069$126,743
Top 20%92%11,000$1,333,269,855$121,206
Remaining 80% of recips.8%44,004$110,378,781$2,508

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

 

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