Cotton Subsidies in Hidalgo County, Texas totaled $166 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 87 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%34%19$45,304,188$2,384,431
Top 2%48%38$64,516,223$1,697,795
Top 3%58%57$77,652,603$1,362,326
Top 4%66%77$88,006,799$1,142,945
Top 5%72%96$95,934,383$999,316
Top 6%76%115$101,789,169$885,123
Top 7%80%135$106,613,648$789,731
Top 8%83%154$110,306,291$716,275
Top 9%85%173$113,231,978$654,520
Top 10%87%193$115,840,868$600,212
Top 11%88%212$117,996,657$556,588
Top 12%90%231$119,802,367$518,625
Top 13%91%250$121,325,839$485,303
Top 14%92%270$122,657,752$454,288
Top 15%93%289$123,755,192$428,219
Top 16%93%308$124,725,177$404,952
Top 17%94%328$125,635,495$383,035
Top 18%95%347$126,366,909$364,170
Top 19%95%366$127,031,292$347,080
Top 20%96%386$127,676,710$330,769
Remaining 80% of recips.4%1,544$5,729,691$3,711

‡ 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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