Sorghum Subsidies in Wharton County, Texas totaled $84.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

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

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%35$16,208,902$463,111
Top 1%23%35$16,208,902$463,111
Top 2%35%70$24,785,693$354,081
Top 2%35%70$24,785,693$354,081
Top 3%44%105$30,964,473$294,900
Top 3%44%105$30,964,473$294,900
Top 4%50%140$35,651,282$254,652
Top 4%50%140$35,651,282$254,652
Top 5%56%176$39,377,746$223,737
Top 5%56%176$39,377,746$223,737
Top 6%60%211$42,427,786$201,080
Top 6%60%211$42,427,786$201,080
Top 7%64%246$45,034,233$183,066
Top 7%64%246$45,034,233$183,066
Top 8%67%281$47,282,781$168,266
Top 8%67%281$47,282,781$168,266
Top 9%70%316$49,210,627$155,730
Top 9%70%316$49,210,627$155,730
Top 10%72%352$50,920,367$144,660
Top 10%72%352$50,920,367$144,660
Top 11%74%387$52,388,796$135,372
Top 11%74%387$52,388,796$135,372
Top 12%76%422$53,681,142$127,207
Top 12%76%422$53,681,142$127,207
Top 13%78%457$54,822,086$119,961
Top 13%78%457$54,822,086$119,961
Top 14%79%492$55,876,351$113,570
Top 14%79%492$55,876,351$113,570
Top 15%81%528$56,876,017$107,720
Top 15%81%528$56,876,017$107,720
Top 16%82%563$57,767,652$102,607
Top 16%82%563$57,767,652$102,607
Top 17%83%598$58,594,654$97,984
Top 17%83%598$58,594,654$97,984
Top 18%84%633$59,360,197$93,776
Top 18%84%633$59,360,197$93,776
Top 19%85%668$60,075,873$89,934
Top 19%85%668$60,075,873$89,934
Top 20%86%704$60,758,270$86,304
Top 20%86%704$60,758,270$86,304
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,816$9,894,896$3,514
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,816$9,894,896$3,514

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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