Cotton Subsidies in Jim Wells County, Texas totaled $36.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 72 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%6$3,712,013$618,669
Top 2%33%12$6,392,996$532,750
Top 3%41%18$7,956,298$442,017
Top 4%48%24$9,206,034$383,585
Top 5%53%30$10,251,091$341,703
Top 6%58%36$11,097,539$308,265
Top 7%62%43$11,967,878$278,323
Top 8%66%49$12,656,475$258,295
Top 9%69%55$13,262,168$241,130
Top 10%72%61$13,788,012$226,033
Top 11%74%67$14,264,201$212,899
Top 12%76%73$14,695,003$201,301
Top 13%78%79$15,068,892$190,745
Top 14%80%86$15,465,060$179,826
Top 15%82%92$15,776,084$171,479
Top 16%83%98$16,063,260$163,911
Top 17%85%104$16,304,417$156,773
Top 18%86%110$16,527,799$150,253
Top 19%87%116$16,728,180$144,208
Top 20%88%123$16,938,575$137,712
Remaining 80% of recips.12%492$2,312,104$4,699

‡ 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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