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$690,284,172$1,481,297
Top 2%30%932$1,092,617,982$1,172,337
Top 3%38%1,398$1,403,674,927$1,004,059
Top 4%45%1,864$1,660,961,975$891,074
Top 5%51%2,331$1,880,478,722$806,726
Top 6%56%2,797$2,067,221,032$739,085
Top 7%60%3,263$2,227,283,275$682,588
Top 8%64%3,729$2,367,370,259$634,854
Top 9%67%4,195$2,490,295,881$593,634
Top 10%70%4,662$2,598,990,355$557,484
Top 11%73%5,128$2,694,600,663$525,468
Top 12%75%5,594$2,779,121,130$496,804
Top 13%77%6,060$2,854,729,029$471,077
Top 14%79%6,526$2,922,928,497$447,890
Top 15%81%6,993$2,985,024,081$426,859
Top 16%82%7,459$3,041,512,299$407,764
Top 17%84%7,925$3,092,835,764$390,263
Top 18%85%8,391$3,139,570,999$374,159
Top 19%86%8,857$3,181,971,001$359,261
Top 20%87%9,324$3,220,660,553$345,416
Remaining 80% of recips.13%37,296$482,264,944$12,931

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

 

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