Cotton Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $774 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 81 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%76$149,488,907$1,966,959
Top 2%39%152$225,130,016$1,481,119
Top 3%49%229$283,663,981$1,238,707
Top 4%57%305$329,301,377$1,079,677
Top 5%63%381$365,722,409$959,901
Top 6%68%458$395,517,452$863,575
Top 7%72%534$419,233,146$785,081
Top 8%76%610$439,595,301$720,648
Top 9%79%687$456,902,505$665,069
Top 10%81%763$471,551,853$618,023
Top 11%83%839$483,785,192$576,621
Top 12%85%916$494,182,610$539,501
Top 13%87%992$502,916,366$506,972
Top 14%88%1,068$510,528,827$478,023
Top 15%89%1,145$517,165,547$451,673
Top 16%90%1,221$522,811,870$428,183
Top 17%91%1,297$527,801,348$406,940
Top 18%92%1,374$532,243,491$387,368
Top 19%92%1,450$536,124,561$369,741
Top 20%93%1,527$539,606,399$353,377
Remaining 80% of recips.7%6,108$40,469,779$6,626

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

 

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