Cotton Subsidies in Fort Bend County, Texas totaled $102 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 84 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%31%26$25,209,557$969,598
Top 2%49%53$39,160,796$738,883
Top 3%61%80$48,920,277$611,503
Top 4%69%107$55,278,043$516,617
Top 5%74%134$59,075,343$440,861
Top 6%77%161$61,715,761$383,328
Top 7%79%188$63,654,572$338,588
Top 8%81%215$65,223,627$303,366
Top 9%83%242$66,505,044$274,814
Top 10%84%269$67,618,194$251,369
Top 11%85%296$68,575,882$231,675
Top 12%86%323$69,421,868$214,928
Top 13%87%350$70,183,017$200,523
Top 14%88%377$70,863,198$187,966
Top 15%89%404$71,472,355$176,912
Top 16%90%431$72,028,876$167,120
Top 17%90%457$72,519,540$158,686
Top 18%91%484$72,985,424$150,796
Top 19%91%511$73,413,574$143,666
Top 20%92%538$73,813,125$137,199
Remaining 80% of recips.8%2,156$6,494,823$3,012

‡ 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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