Commodity subsidies in North Carolina totaled $4.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 94 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%49%1,466$2,238,488,184$1,526,936
Top 2%66%2,932$3,022,601,046$1,030,901
Top 3%75%4,398$3,461,617,419$787,089
Top 4%81%5,864$3,732,338,646$636,483
Top 5%85%7,330$3,911,496,405$533,628
Top 6%88%8,796$4,035,287,287$458,764
Top 7%90%10,263$4,126,358,655$402,062
Top 8%91%11,729$4,194,795,558$357,643
Top 9%93%13,195$4,248,114,276$321,949
Top 10%94%14,661$4,290,774,287$292,666
Top 11%94%16,127$4,325,591,284$268,220
Top 12%95%17,593$4,354,422,318$247,509
Top 13%95%19,059$4,378,610,299$229,740
Top 14%96%20,526$4,399,235,941$214,325
Top 15%96%21,992$4,417,108,444$200,851
Top 16%97%23,458$4,432,664,622$188,962
Top 17%97%24,924$4,446,222,604$178,391
Top 18%97%26,390$4,458,126,706$168,932
Top 19%97%27,856$4,468,677,351$160,421
Top 20%98%29,323$4,478,063,131$152,715
Remaining 80% of recips.2%117,292$111,041,417$947

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

 

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