Commodity subsidies in South Dakota totaled $7.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 66 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%815$1,345,590,345$1,651,031
Top 2%27%1,630$2,108,854,052$1,293,775
Top 3%35%2,446$2,703,698,645$1,105,355
Top 4%41%3,261$3,195,985,897$980,063
Top 5%47%4,077$3,618,007,371$887,419
Top 6%52%4,892$3,986,603,724$814,923
Top 7%56%5,708$4,311,110,438$755,275
Top 8%60%6,523$4,600,666,390$705,299
Top 9%63%7,339$4,861,601,967$662,434
Top 10%66%8,154$5,097,842,644$625,195
Top 11%69%8,970$5,311,916,282$592,187
Top 12%71%9,785$5,505,776,630$562,675
Top 13%74%10,601$5,682,352,305$536,020
Top 14%76%11,416$5,842,832,531$511,811
Top 15%77%12,232$5,989,177,967$489,632
Top 16%79%13,047$6,122,704,498$469,281
Top 17%81%13,863$6,244,432,111$450,439
Top 18%82%14,678$6,355,458,347$432,992
Top 19%84%15,494$6,457,407,404$416,768
Top 20%85%16,309$6,550,801,132$401,668
Remaining 80% of recips.15%65,239$1,179,829,535$18,085

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

 

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