Sorghum Subsidies in North Carolina totaled $13.7 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%113$3,163,519$27,996
Top 1%32%113$3,163,519$27,996
Top 2%42%226$4,213,452$18,644
Top 2%42%226$4,213,452$18,644
Top 3%49%339$4,933,241$14,552
Top 3%49%339$4,933,241$14,552
Top 4%55%452$5,492,581$12,152
Top 4%55%452$5,492,581$12,152
Top 5%59%565$5,947,632$10,527
Top 5%59%565$5,947,632$10,527
Top 6%63%678$6,330,627$9,337
Top 6%63%678$6,330,627$9,337
Top 7%66%791$6,654,898$8,413
Top 7%66%791$6,654,898$8,413
Top 8%69%904$6,938,245$7,675
Top 8%69%904$6,938,245$7,675
Top 9%72%1,017$7,186,122$7,066
Top 9%72%1,017$7,186,122$7,066
Top 10%74%1,130$7,406,659$6,555
Top 10%74%1,130$7,406,659$6,555
Top 11%76%1,243$7,603,699$6,117
Top 11%76%1,243$7,603,699$6,117
Top 12%78%1,356$7,780,162$5,738
Top 12%78%1,356$7,780,162$5,738
Top 13%79%1,469$7,938,563$5,404
Top 13%79%1,469$7,938,611$5,404
Top 14%81%1,582$8,082,511$5,109
Top 14%81%1,582$8,082,723$5,109
Top 15%82%1,695$8,214,486$4,846
Top 15%82%1,695$8,214,698$4,846
Top 16%83%1,808$8,336,603$4,611
Top 16%83%1,808$8,336,815$4,611
Top 17%84%1,921$8,449,883$4,399
Top 17%84%1,921$8,450,095$4,399
Top 18%85%2,034$8,554,763$4,206
Top 18%85%2,034$8,554,975$4,206
Top 19%86%2,147$8,651,756$4,030
Top 19%86%2,147$8,651,968$4,030
Top 20%87%2,260$8,740,764$3,868
Top 20%87%2,260$8,740,976$3,868
Remaining 80% of recips.13%9,043$1,291,670$143
Remaining 80% of recips.13%9,043$1,291,670$143

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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