Commodity subsidies in Texas totaled $20.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 80 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%2,244$5,498,107,584$2,450,137
Top 2%40%4,488$8,257,813,874$1,839,976
Top 3%50%6,732$10,286,911,632$1,528,062
Top 4%57%8,976$11,848,030,787$1,319,968
Top 5%63%11,220$13,081,050,718$1,165,869
Top 6%68%13,464$14,071,577,831$1,045,126
Top 7%72%15,708$14,876,916,665$947,092
Top 8%75%17,953$15,541,989,168$865,704
Top 9%78%20,197$16,096,772,446$796,988
Top 10%80%22,441$16,564,666,116$738,143
Top 11%82%24,685$16,963,690,543$687,206
Top 12%84%26,929$17,306,155,609$642,659
Top 13%85%29,173$17,604,138,861$603,439
Top 14%86%31,417$17,865,337,834$568,652
Top 15%88%33,662$18,095,517,045$537,565
Top 16%89%35,906$18,300,092,177$509,667
Top 17%89%38,150$18,483,402,279$484,493
Top 18%90%40,394$18,648,300,284$461,660
Top 19%91%42,638$18,797,427,713$440,861
Top 20%92%44,882$18,932,769,855$421,834
Remaining 80% of recips.8%179,532$1,736,375,349$9,672

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

 

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