Commodity subsidies in Montana totaled $3.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 70 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%466$690,152,690$1,481,014
Top 2%30%932$1,092,449,893$1,172,157
Top 3%38%1,398$1,403,451,601$1,003,900
Top 4%45%1,864$1,660,729,482$890,949
Top 5%51%2,330$1,879,807,812$806,784
Top 6%56%2,796$2,066,593,486$739,125
Top 7%60%3,262$2,226,671,531$682,609
Top 8%64%3,729$2,367,034,633$634,764
Top 9%67%4,195$2,489,943,236$593,550
Top 10%70%4,661$2,598,395,324$557,476
Top 11%73%5,127$2,694,009,813$525,455
Top 12%75%5,593$2,778,529,340$496,787
Top 13%77%6,059$2,854,140,628$471,058
Top 14%79%6,525$2,922,352,400$447,870
Top 15%81%6,991$2,984,312,771$426,879
Top 16%82%7,458$3,040,926,775$407,740
Top 17%84%7,924$3,092,257,643$390,239
Top 18%85%8,390$3,138,992,878$374,135
Top 19%86%8,856$3,181,392,880$359,236
Top 20%87%9,322$3,220,001,888$345,420
Remaining 80% of recips.13%37,291$482,276,653$12,933

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

 

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