Dairy Program Subsidies in Vermont totaled $140 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of dairy program subsidy recipients were paid 53 percent of dairy program subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%38$16,201,916$426,366
Top 2%19%76$26,660,868$350,801
Top 3%26%115$35,896,619$312,145
Top 4%31%153$43,518,903$284,437
Top 5%36%191$50,122,293$262,420
Top 6%40%230$56,045,616$243,677
Top 7%44%268$61,053,882$227,813
Top 8%47%307$65,713,296$214,050
Top 9%50%345$69,902,863$202,617
Top 10%53%383$73,761,118$192,588
Top 11%55%422$77,436,178$183,498
Top 12%58%460$80,769,097$175,585
Top 13%60%498$83,856,364$168,386
Top 14%62%537$86,814,968$161,667
Top 15%64%575$89,506,884$155,664
Top 16%66%614$92,068,648$149,949
Top 17%67%652$94,424,211$144,822
Top 18%69%690$96,637,156$140,054
Top 19%71%729$98,770,486$135,488
Top 20%72%767$100,712,944$131,308
Remaining 80% of recips.28%3,071$39,334,571$12,808

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

 

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