USDA subsidies in North Carolina totaled $7.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 92 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%47%1,666$2,739,802,914$1,644,540
Top 2%64%3,332$3,698,935,916$1,110,125
Top 3%73%4,998$4,233,707,050$847,080
Top 4%79%6,664$4,569,341,828$685,676
Top 5%83%8,331$4,796,336,818$575,722
Top 6%86%9,997$4,957,281,597$495,877
Top 7%88%11,663$5,077,110,679$435,318
Top 8%90%13,329$5,169,501,141$387,839
Top 9%91%14,995$5,243,444,871$349,680
Top 10%92%16,662$5,304,218,877$318,342
Top 11%93%18,328$5,355,088,426$292,181
Top 12%93%19,994$5,398,261,577$269,994
Top 13%94%21,660$5,435,347,611$250,939
Top 14%95%23,327$5,467,411,932$234,381
Top 15%95%24,993$5,495,319,035$219,874
Top 16%96%26,659$5,519,881,525$207,055
Top 17%96%28,325$5,541,647,693$195,645
Top 18%96%29,991$5,561,077,621$185,425
Top 19%97%31,658$5,578,372,038$176,207
Top 20%97%33,324$5,593,860,565$167,863
Remaining 80% of recips.3%133,298$180,176,170$1,352

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

 

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