Sorghum Subsidies in Nueces County, Texas totaled $172 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 80 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%31$30,195,676$974,054
Top 2%39%63$45,480,752$721,917
Top 3%50%95$57,707,183$607,444
Top 4%58%127$66,880,421$526,617
Top 5%64%159$73,850,540$464,469
Top 6%68%191$79,262,040$414,985
Top 7%72%223$83,672,180$375,212
Top 8%75%255$87,316,028$342,416
Top 9%78%286$90,273,918$315,643
Top 10%80%318$92,812,303$291,863
Top 11%82%350$94,890,515$271,116
Top 12%83%382$96,698,340$253,137
Top 13%85%414$98,255,408$237,332
Top 14%86%446$99,658,199$223,449
Top 15%87%478$100,867,594$211,020
Top 16%88%510$101,965,413$199,932
Top 17%89%541$102,919,604$190,240
Top 18%89%573$103,806,947$181,164
Top 19%90%605$104,604,962$172,901
Top 20%91%637$105,333,817$165,359
Remaining 80% of recips.9%2,551$10,681,326$4,187

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

 

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