Commodity subsidies in Cameron County, Texas totaled $215 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 90 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%42%53$89,558,599$1,689,785
Top 2%59%107$127,544,973$1,192,009
Top 3%70%160$151,399,541$946,247
Top 4%77%214$165,674,271$774,179
Top 5%81%267$174,260,781$652,662
Top 6%84%321$180,524,467$562,382
Top 7%86%375$185,086,697$493,565
Top 8%88%428$188,589,715$440,630
Top 9%89%482$191,468,695$397,238
Top 10%90%535$193,789,462$362,223
Top 11%91%589$195,707,742$332,271
Top 12%92%642$197,281,943$307,293
Top 13%92%696$198,711,124$285,504
Top 14%93%750$199,944,632$266,593
Top 15%93%803$201,024,809$250,342
Top 16%94%857$202,054,788$235,770
Top 17%94%910$202,990,445$223,066
Top 18%95%964$203,856,720$211,470
Top 19%95%1,018$204,633,568$201,015
Top 20%95%1,071$205,321,252$191,710
Remaining 80% of recips.5%4,287$9,987,392$2,330

‡ 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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