Sorghum Subsidies in Texas totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%1,386$626,898,970$452,308
Top 2%45%2,773$889,369,638$320,725
Top 3%54%4,160$1,063,831,211$255,729
Top 4%60%5,547$1,191,967,402$214,885
Top 5%65%6,934$1,289,858,557$186,019
Top 6%69%8,321$1,367,795,611$164,379
Top 7%72%9,708$1,431,640,888$147,470
Top 8%75%11,095$1,485,474,594$133,887
Top 9%77%12,482$1,531,375,208$122,687
Top 10%79%13,869$1,570,950,179$113,271
Top 11%81%15,256$1,605,574,373$105,242
Top 12%83%16,643$1,636,196,260$98,311
Top 13%84%18,030$1,663,356,716$92,255
Top 14%85%19,417$1,687,713,539$86,919
Top 15%86%20,804$1,709,642,597$82,179
Top 16%87%22,191$1,729,564,042$77,940
Top 17%88%23,577$1,747,633,335$74,125
Top 18%89%24,964$1,764,183,590$70,669
Top 19%90%26,351$1,779,340,207$67,525
Top 20%90%27,738$1,793,250,829$64,650
Remaining 80% of recips.10%110,956$188,631,043$1,700

‡ 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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