Sorghum Subsidies in Lamar County, Texas totaled $10.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 66 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%10$1,957,003$195,700
Top 2%32%21$2,940,264$140,013
Top 3%40%31$3,587,909$115,739
Top 4%46%42$4,149,759$98,804
Top 5%50%52$4,566,566$87,819
Top 6%55%63$4,935,881$78,347
Top 7%58%73$5,224,794$71,573
Top 8%61%84$5,505,046$65,536
Top 9%64%95$5,762,806$60,661
Top 10%66%105$5,979,380$56,946
Top 11%68%116$6,184,297$53,313
Top 12%70%126$6,349,553$50,393
Top 13%72%137$6,519,361$47,587
Top 14%74%147$6,665,090$45,341
Top 15%75%158$6,813,818$43,125
Top 16%77%169$6,949,972$41,124
Top 17%78%179$7,062,435$39,455
Top 18%79%190$7,173,732$37,756
Top 19%80%200$7,268,263$36,341
Top 20%81%211$7,366,918$34,914
Remaining 80% of recips.19%846$1,689,717$1,997

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

 

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