Cotton Subsidies in Texas totaled $14.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%1,186$2,119,092,813$1,786,756
Top 2%36%2,373$3,378,647,170$1,423,787
Top 3%46%3,559$4,336,505,880$1,218,462
Top 4%54%4,746$5,082,551,683$1,070,913
Top 5%61%5,932$5,674,109,776$956,526
Top 6%66%7,119$6,153,773,060$864,415
Top 7%70%8,305$6,542,572,816$787,787
Top 8%74%9,492$6,862,687,656$722,997
Top 9%76%10,678$7,130,028,971$667,731
Top 10%79%11,865$7,355,536,494$619,936
Top 11%81%13,051$7,547,124,240$578,279
Top 12%83%14,238$7,712,420,855$541,679
Top 13%84%15,424$7,856,699,037$509,381
Top 14%86%16,611$7,982,926,603$480,581
Top 15%87%17,797$8,094,705,474$454,835
Top 16%88%18,984$8,194,131,985$431,634
Top 17%89%20,170$8,282,846,955$410,652
Top 18%90%21,357$8,362,965,947$391,580
Top 19%90%22,543$8,435,514,861$374,197
Top 20%91%23,730$8,501,307,432$358,251
Remaining 80% of recips.9%94,921$834,744,479$8,794

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

 

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