Cotton Subsidies in Tennessee totaled $1.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 83 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%35%229$497,400,272$2,172,054
Top 1%35%229$497,400,272$2,172,054
Top 2%48%458$692,974,622$1,513,045
Top 2%48%458$692,974,622$1,513,045
Top 3%57%688$822,153,799$1,194,991
Top 3%57%688$822,193,317$1,195,048
Top 4%64%917$916,201,548$999,129
Top 4%64%917$916,241,066$999,172
Top 5%69%1,147$988,812,836$862,086
Top 5%69%1,147$988,852,354$862,121
Top 6%73%1,376$1,045,136,825$759,547
Top 6%73%1,376$1,045,176,343$759,576
Top 7%76%1,606$1,090,749,198$679,171
Top 7%76%1,606$1,090,788,716$679,196
Top 8%79%1,835$1,127,443,546$614,411
Top 8%79%1,835$1,127,488,557$614,435
Top 9%81%2,064$1,158,091,956$561,091
Top 9%81%2,064$1,158,136,967$561,113
Top 10%83%2,294$1,184,241,326$516,234
Top 10%83%2,294$1,184,286,337$516,254
Top 11%84%2,523$1,206,555,837$478,223
Top 11%84%2,523$1,206,600,848$478,241
Top 12%86%2,753$1,226,026,944$445,342
Top 12%86%2,753$1,226,071,955$445,359
Top 13%87%2,982$1,242,824,861$416,776
Top 13%87%2,982$1,242,869,872$416,791
Top 14%88%3,212$1,257,688,152$391,559
Top 14%88%3,212$1,257,733,163$391,573
Top 15%89%3,441$1,271,071,499$369,390
Top 15%89%3,441$1,271,116,510$369,403
Top 16%90%3,670$1,283,128,328$349,626
Top 16%90%3,671$1,283,223,209$349,557
Top 17%90%3,900$1,294,043,686$331,806
Top 17%90%3,900$1,294,088,697$331,818
Top 18%91%4,129$1,303,920,590$315,796
Top 18%91%4,129$1,303,965,601$315,807
Top 19%92%4,359$1,312,923,121$301,198
Top 19%92%4,359$1,312,968,132$301,209
Top 20%92%4,588$1,321,035,667$287,933
Top 20%92%4,588$1,321,080,678$287,943
Remaining 80% of recips.8%18,355$109,678,404$5,975
Remaining 80% of recips.8%18,356$109,678,522$5,975

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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