Sorghum Subsidies in Brooks County, Texas totaled $1.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 72 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%1$200,706$200,706
Top 2%39%3$498,035$166,012
Top 3%48%5$613,193$122,639
Top 4%55%7$701,736$100,248
Top 5%58%8$733,379$91,672
Top 6%62%10$787,325$78,733
Top 7%66%12$834,961$69,580
Top 8%69%14$869,608$62,115
Top 9%71%16$901,148$56,322
Top 10%72%17$915,041$53,826
Top 11%74%19$940,530$49,502
Top 12%76%21$963,127$45,863
Top 13%78%23$984,458$42,803
Top 14%78%24$994,926$41,455
Top 15%80%26$1,015,147$39,044
Top 16%81%28$1,032,621$36,879
Top 17%83%30$1,048,263$34,942
Top 18%84%32$1,063,155$33,224
Top 19%84%33$1,070,187$32,430
Top 20%85%35$1,082,841$30,938
Remaining 80% of recips.15%143$185,480$1,297

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

 

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