Sorghum Subsidies in Gaines County, Texas totaled $8.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 60 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%17$1,028,964$60,527
Top 2%28%34$1,452,163$42,711
Top 3%33%51$1,757,432$34,459
Top 4%39%69$2,033,400$29,470
Top 5%43%86$2,260,896$26,289
Top 6%47%103$2,469,114$23,972
Top 7%51%121$2,673,708$22,097
Top 8%54%138$2,848,791$20,643
Top 9%57%155$3,011,549$19,429
Top 10%60%172$3,159,664$18,370
Top 11%63%190$3,301,963$17,379
Top 12%65%207$3,425,854$16,550
Top 13%67%224$3,541,903$15,812
Top 14%70%242$3,656,429$15,109
Top 15%71%259$3,752,138$14,487
Top 16%73%276$3,841,348$13,918
Top 17%75%293$3,925,528$13,398
Top 18%76%311$4,009,066$12,891
Top 19%78%328$4,082,118$12,445
Top 20%79%345$4,150,511$12,030
Remaining 80% of recips.21%1,384$1,103,832$798

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

 

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