Commodity subsidies in Hand County, South Dakota totaled $177 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 65 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%13$29,848,289$2,296,022
Top 2%28%27$49,912,264$1,848,602
Top 3%36%41$63,042,415$1,537,620
Top 4%42%55$73,651,937$1,339,126
Top 5%47%69$82,877,959$1,201,130
Top 6%51%82$90,308,281$1,101,321
Top 7%55%96$97,352,201$1,014,085
Top 8%59%110$103,762,825$943,298
Top 9%62%124$109,356,931$881,911
Top 10%65%138$114,405,062$829,022
Top 11%67%152$118,985,780$782,801
Top 12%69%165$122,986,394$745,372
Top 13%72%179$126,972,634$709,344
Top 14%74%193$130,583,813$676,600
Top 15%76%207$133,810,119$646,426
Top 16%77%221$136,714,089$618,616
Top 17%79%234$139,244,940$595,064
Top 18%80%248$141,756,903$571,600
Top 19%81%262$144,129,142$550,111
Top 20%83%276$146,388,981$530,395
Remaining 80% of recips.17%1,106$30,757,975$27,810

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

 

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