Sorghum Subsidies in Texas totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%1,384$618,343,141$446,780
Top 2%45%2,768$878,040,802$317,211
Top 3%54%4,152$1,050,823,641$253,089
Top 4%60%5,536$1,177,895,007$212,770
Top 5%65%6,920$1,275,021,438$184,252
Top 6%69%8,304$1,352,255,844$162,844
Top 7%72%9,688$1,415,554,696$146,114
Top 8%75%11,072$1,468,884,921$132,667
Top 9%77%12,456$1,514,358,047$121,577
Top 10%79%13,840$1,553,572,756$112,252
Top 11%81%15,224$1,587,896,368$104,302
Top 12%83%16,608$1,618,252,593$97,438
Top 13%84%17,992$1,645,173,500$91,439
Top 14%85%19,376$1,669,305,815$86,153
Top 15%86%20,760$1,691,049,477$81,457
Top 16%87%22,144$1,710,800,373$77,258
Top 17%88%23,528$1,728,732,473$73,476
Top 18%89%24,912$1,745,150,066$70,053
Top 19%90%26,296$1,760,192,936$66,938
Top 20%90%27,680$1,774,000,779$64,090
Remaining 80% of recips.10%110,724$187,235,232$1,691

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

 

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