Subtotal, Disaster Payments in Tennessee totaled $353 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of disaster payment recipients were paid 70 percent of disaster payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%28%545$99,774,142$183,072
Top 2%40%1,090$140,173,583$128,600
Top 3%47%1,635$166,656,730$101,931
Top 4%53%2,181$186,175,305$85,362
Top 5%57%2,726$201,428,619$73,892
Top 6%61%3,271$213,962,626$65,412
Top 7%64%3,816$224,526,290$58,838
Top 8%66%4,362$233,586,531$53,550
Top 9%68%4,907$241,550,125$49,226
Top 10%70%5,452$248,610,193$45,600
Top 11%72%5,998$254,972,211$42,510
Top 12%74%6,543$260,724,741$39,848
Top 13%75%7,088$265,964,925$37,523
Top 14%77%7,633$270,778,554$35,475
Top 15%78%8,179$275,217,935$33,649
Top 16%79%8,724$279,318,288$32,017
Top 17%80%9,269$283,127,860$30,546
Top 18%81%9,815$286,681,055$29,208
Top 19%82%10,360$289,994,084$27,992
Top 20%83%10,905$293,102,027$26,878
Remaining 80% of recips.17%43,623$60,259,947$1,381

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

 

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