Tobacco Subsidies in West Virginia totaled $5.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of tobacco subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of tobacco subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%35%31$1,859,688$59,990
Top 2%47%62$2,500,521$40,331
Top 3%55%94$2,934,351$31,217
Top 4%61%125$3,240,053$25,920
Top 5%66%156$3,477,503$22,292
Top 6%69%188$3,674,169$19,543
Top 7%72%219$3,834,427$17,509
Top 8%75%251$3,977,015$15,845
Top 9%77%282$4,093,117$14,515
Top 10%79%313$4,196,400$13,407
Top 11%81%345$4,290,565$12,436
Top 12%82%376$4,369,251$11,620
Top 13%84%408$4,441,112$10,885
Top 14%85%439$4,503,279$10,258
Top 15%86%470$4,558,380$9,699
Top 16%87%502$4,609,931$9,183
Top 17%88%533$4,654,456$8,733
Top 18%89%565$4,695,399$8,310
Top 19%89%596$4,730,655$7,937
Top 20%90%627$4,761,562$7,594
Remaining 80% of recips.10%2,512$536,397$214

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

 

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