Cotton Subsidies in Texas totaled $14.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%1,203$2,170,638,920$1,804,355
Top 2%36%2,407$3,453,811,200$1,434,903
Top 3%47%3,610$4,428,047,295$1,226,606
Top 4%55%4,814$5,184,626,377$1,076,989
Top 5%61%6,017$5,783,742,553$961,234
Top 6%66%7,221$6,268,345,327$868,072
Top 7%70%8,424$6,660,595,960$790,669
Top 8%74%9,628$6,984,514,354$725,438
Top 9%76%10,831$7,254,428,727$669,784
Top 10%79%12,035$7,482,224,587$621,705
Top 11%81%13,238$7,675,807,087$579,831
Top 12%83%14,442$7,843,189,281$543,082
Top 13%84%15,645$7,989,271,965$510,660
Top 14%86%16,849$8,116,998,513$481,750
Top 15%87%18,052$8,230,168,508$455,915
Top 16%88%19,256$8,330,832,254$432,636
Top 17%89%20,460$8,420,890,430$411,578
Top 18%90%21,663$8,502,170,887$392,474
Top 19%90%22,867$8,575,825,418$375,031
Top 20%91%24,070$8,642,502,691$359,057
Remaining 80% of recips.9%96,283$849,319,569$8,821

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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