Wheat Subsidies in Montana totaled $3.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 67 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%371$442,530,198$1,192,804
Top 2%27%743$714,948,964$962,246
Top 3%35%1,114$930,404,783$835,193
Top 4%42%1,486$1,111,024,046$747,661
Top 5%47%1,857$1,265,892,107$681,687
Top 6%52%2,229$1,400,591,935$628,350
Top 7%57%2,600$1,518,777,961$584,145
Top 8%61%2,972$1,622,497,065$545,928
Top 9%64%3,344$1,714,924,613$512,836
Top 10%67%3,715$1,796,855,419$483,676
Top 11%70%4,087$1,870,252,827$457,610
Top 12%72%4,458$1,935,875,755$434,248
Top 13%75%4,830$1,994,960,181$413,035
Top 14%77%5,201$2,047,899,486$393,751
Top 15%78%5,573$2,095,758,468$376,056
Top 16%80%5,944$2,139,026,023$359,863
Top 17%81%6,316$2,178,562,729$344,928
Top 18%83%6,688$2,214,599,495$331,130
Top 19%84%7,059$2,247,493,157$318,387
Top 20%85%7,431$2,277,883,589$306,538
Remaining 80% of recips.15%29,725$396,021,533$13,323

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

 

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