Commodity subsidies in Matagorda County, Texas totaled $348 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 69 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%22$76,026,676$3,455,758
Top 2%32%45$110,184,001$2,448,533
Top 3%39%68$135,360,170$1,990,591
Top 4%45%91$156,010,159$1,714,397
Top 5%50%114$174,177,457$1,527,872
Top 6%55%137$190,505,437$1,390,551
Top 7%59%160$204,780,940$1,279,881
Top 8%62%182$216,938,469$1,191,970
Top 9%66%205$228,358,069$1,113,942
Top 10%69%228$238,910,139$1,047,851
Top 11%72%251$248,663,327$990,691
Top 12%74%274$257,571,343$940,041
Top 13%76%297$265,643,877$894,424
Top 14%79%320$272,942,754$852,946
Top 15%80%342$279,304,274$816,679
Top 16%82%365$285,219,837$781,424
Top 17%84%388$290,548,594$748,837
Top 18%85%411$295,320,017$718,540
Top 19%86%434$299,475,865$690,037
Top 20%87%457$303,212,567$663,485
Remaining 80% of recips.13%1,829$44,475,197$24,317

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

 

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