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$2,239,614,092$1,527,704
Top 2%66%2,932$3,024,071,808$1,031,402
Top 3%75%4,398$3,463,275,144$787,466
Top 4%81%5,865$3,734,179,811$636,689
Top 5%85%7,331$3,913,350,190$533,809
Top 6%88%8,797$4,037,195,256$458,929
Top 7%90%10,263$4,128,275,301$402,248
Top 8%91%11,730$4,196,765,922$357,781
Top 9%93%13,196$4,250,078,140$322,073
Top 10%94%14,662$4,292,737,803$292,780
Top 11%94%16,128$4,327,562,263$268,326
Top 12%95%17,595$4,356,418,069$247,594
Top 13%95%19,061$4,380,606,911$229,820
Top 14%96%20,527$4,401,219,715$214,411
Top 15%96%21,993$4,419,093,835$200,932
Top 16%97%23,460$4,434,661,427$189,031
Top 17%97%24,926$4,448,218,766$178,457
Top 18%97%26,392$4,460,122,868$168,995
Top 19%97%27,858$4,470,674,088$160,481
Top 20%98%29,325$4,480,060,612$152,773
Remaining 80% of recips.2%117,300$111,064,132$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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