Wheat Subsidies in North Dakota totaled $7.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 63 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%704$649,601,904$922,730
Top 2%22%1,408$1,083,280,377$769,375
Top 3%30%2,113$1,441,546,612$682,227
Top 4%36%2,817$1,751,417,259$621,731
Top 5%42%3,522$2,024,978,663$574,951
Top 6%47%4,226$2,269,092,199$536,936
Top 7%52%4,930$2,488,649,137$504,797
Top 8%56%5,635$2,688,171,733$477,049
Top 9%59%6,339$2,868,270,114$452,480
Top 10%63%7,044$3,031,560,689$430,375
Top 11%66%7,748$3,179,968,637$410,424
Top 12%69%8,452$3,314,903,999$392,204
Top 13%71%9,157$3,436,686,804$375,307
Top 14%74%9,861$3,546,667,068$359,666
Top 15%76%10,566$3,646,807,943$345,146
Top 16%77%11,270$3,738,251,670$331,699
Top 17%79%11,974$3,821,883,700$319,182
Top 18%81%12,679$3,898,259,434$307,458
Top 19%82%13,383$3,967,934,981$296,491
Top 20%84%14,088$4,031,808,787$286,187
Remaining 80% of recips.16%56,353$793,846,826$14,087

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

 

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