Sorghum Subsidies in Wheeler County, Texas totaled $4.5 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%20%5$872,308$174,462
Top 1%20%5$872,308$174,462
Top 2%32%10$1,406,671$140,667
Top 2%32%10$1,406,671$140,667
Top 3%41%15$1,797,276$119,818
Top 3%41%15$1,797,276$119,818
Top 4%48%20$2,109,272$105,464
Top 4%48%20$2,109,272$105,464
Top 5%54%25$2,361,552$94,462
Top 5%54%25$2,361,552$94,462
Top 6%59%30$2,569,067$85,636
Top 6%59%30$2,569,067$85,636
Top 7%64%36$2,782,361$77,288
Top 7%64%36$2,782,361$77,288
Top 8%67%41$2,929,962$71,463
Top 8%67%41$2,929,962$71,463
Top 9%70%46$3,052,932$66,368
Top 9%70%46$3,052,932$66,368
Top 10%72%51$3,163,690$62,033
Top 10%72%51$3,163,690$62,033
Top 11%74%56$3,250,191$58,039
Top 11%74%56$3,250,191$58,039
Top 12%76%61$3,327,407$54,548
Top 12%76%61$3,327,407$54,548
Top 13%78%66$3,399,320$51,505
Top 13%78%66$3,399,320$51,505
Top 14%80%72$3,479,135$48,321
Top 14%80%72$3,479,135$48,321
Top 15%81%77$3,541,526$45,994
Top 15%81%77$3,541,526$45,994
Top 16%82%82$3,592,858$43,815
Top 16%82%82$3,592,858$43,815
Top 17%83%87$3,638,571$41,823
Top 17%83%87$3,638,571$41,823
Top 18%84%92$3,681,299$40,014
Top 18%84%92$3,681,299$40,014
Top 19%85%97$3,721,712$38,368
Top 19%85%97$3,721,712$38,368
Top 20%86%103$3,765,634$36,560
Top 20%86%103$3,765,634$36,560
Remaining 80% of recips.14%412$610,840$1,483
Remaining 80% of recips.14%412$610,840$1,483

‡ 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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