Rice Subsidies in Texas totaled $2.1 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of rice subsidy recipients were paid 57 percent of rice subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%73$348,996,827$4,780,778
Top 2%25%146$516,877,016$3,540,254
Top 3%31%219$639,106,513$2,918,295
Top 4%36%292$737,464,255$2,525,563
Top 5%40%366$823,315,508$2,249,496
Top 6%44%439$899,640,527$2,049,295
Top 7%48%512$969,424,176$1,893,407
Top 8%51%585$1,033,703,391$1,767,014
Top 9%54%658$1,093,475,063$1,661,816
Top 10%57%732$1,150,354,774$1,571,523
Top 11%59%805$1,202,989,970$1,494,397
Top 12%62%878$1,252,036,629$1,426,010
Top 13%64%951$1,298,179,798$1,365,068
Top 14%66%1,024$1,341,567,775$1,310,125
Top 15%68%1,098$1,382,370,249$1,258,989
Top 16%70%1,171$1,420,161,019$1,212,776
Top 17%72%1,244$1,455,623,916$1,170,116
Top 18%73%1,317$1,489,122,672$1,130,693
Top 19%75%1,390$1,520,509,222$1,093,892
Top 20%76%1,464$1,550,557,784$1,059,124
Remaining 80% of recips.24%5,857$484,436,300$82,711

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

 

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