Wheat Subsidies in Brookings County, South Dakota totaled $9.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 57 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%15$936,308$62,421
Top 2%22%30$1,521,554$50,718
Top 3%28%45$1,990,772$44,239
Top 4%34%60$2,394,944$39,916
Top 5%39%75$2,739,164$36,522
Top 6%43%90$3,039,513$33,772
Top 7%47%105$3,313,179$31,554
Top 8%51%121$3,578,828$29,577
Top 9%54%136$3,807,727$27,998
Top 10%57%151$4,023,533$26,646
Top 11%60%166$4,224,123$25,447
Top 12%63%181$4,409,655$24,363
Top 13%65%196$4,580,467$23,370
Top 14%67%211$4,734,443$22,438
Top 15%69%226$4,879,999$21,593
Top 16%71%242$5,025,594$20,767
Top 17%73%257$5,153,874$20,054
Top 18%75%272$5,274,420$19,391
Top 19%77%287$5,385,551$18,765
Top 20%78%302$5,488,132$18,173
Remaining 80% of recips.22%1,211$1,544,510$1,275

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

 

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