Sorghum Subsidies in Harris County, Texas totaled $1.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 64 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%1$334,319$334,319
Top 2%33%2$466,440$233,220
Top 3%39%3$554,067$184,689
Top 4%44%4$623,490$155,872
Top 5%48%5$685,459$137,092
Top 6%52%6$745,661$124,277
Top 7%56%7$792,934$113,276
Top 8%59%8$839,316$104,914
Top 9%62%9$877,974$97,553
Top 10%64%10$913,527$91,353
Top 11%66%11$943,962$85,815
Top 12%68%12$971,820$80,985
Top 13%70%13$997,648$76,742
Top 14%72%14$1,022,168$73,012
Top 15%73%15$1,045,757$69,717
Top 16%75%16$1,069,077$66,817
Top 17%77%17$1,092,050$64,238
Top 18%78%18$1,114,155$61,898
Top 19%80%19$1,135,607$59,769
Top 20%81%20$1,155,028$57,751
Remaining 80% of recips.19%84$270,265$3,217

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

 

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