Sorghum Subsidies in Jim Wells County, Texas totaled $41.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 78 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%30%10$7,874,280$787,428
Top 2%44%21$11,510,809$548,134
Top 3%52%32$13,739,667$429,365
Top 4%59%43$15,461,448$359,569
Top 5%64%54$16,778,859$310,720
Top 6%68%65$17,805,161$273,926
Top 7%71%76$18,673,643$245,706
Top 8%73%86$19,351,402$225,016
Top 9%76%97$19,964,416$205,819
Top 10%78%108$20,490,699$189,729
Top 11%80%119$20,949,894$176,050
Top 12%81%130$21,365,958$164,354
Top 13%82%141$21,729,388$154,109
Top 14%84%152$22,055,966$145,105
Top 15%85%163$22,359,100$137,172
Top 16%86%173$22,607,322$130,678
Top 17%87%184$22,856,750$124,221
Top 18%88%195$23,072,961$118,323
Top 19%88%206$23,274,059$112,981
Top 20%89%217$23,460,613$108,113
Remaining 80% of recips.11%870$2,886,128$3,317

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

 

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