Sorghum Subsidies in Wharton County, Texas totaled $84.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%35$16,199,216$462,835
Top 2%35%70$24,737,647$353,395
Top 3%44%105$30,916,427$294,442
Top 4%50%140$35,603,236$254,309
Top 5%56%175$39,225,165$224,144
Top 6%60%211$42,367,853$200,796
Top 7%64%246$44,963,533$182,779
Top 8%67%281$47,209,323$168,005
Top 9%70%316$49,137,169$155,497
Top 10%72%351$50,802,108$144,735
Top 11%74%386$52,274,405$135,426
Top 12%76%422$53,605,780$127,028
Top 13%78%457$54,745,160$119,792
Top 14%79%492$55,797,365$113,409
Top 15%80%527$56,765,469$107,714
Top 16%82%562$57,654,583$102,588
Top 17%83%598$58,502,520$97,830
Top 18%84%633$59,266,661$93,628
Top 19%85%668$59,981,691$89,793
Top 20%86%703$60,643,833$86,264
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,815$9,890,874$3,514

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

 

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