Commodity subsidies in West Virginia totaled $100 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 81 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%39%108$38,939,846$360,554
Top 2%52%217$51,626,512$237,910
Top 3%59%326$59,304,016$181,914
Top 4%65%435$64,824,692$149,022
Top 5%69%544$68,938,629$126,725
Top 6%72%653$72,226,528$110,607
Top 7%75%762$74,954,127$98,365
Top 8%77%871$77,241,735$88,682
Top 9%79%980$79,208,796$80,825
Top 10%81%1,089$80,933,988$74,320
Top 11%82%1,198$82,448,306$68,822
Top 12%84%1,307$83,792,717$64,111
Top 13%85%1,416$84,987,870$60,020
Top 14%86%1,525$86,073,149$56,441
Top 15%87%1,634$87,060,622$53,281
Top 16%88%1,743$87,955,462$50,462
Top 17%89%1,851$88,759,792$47,952
Top 18%89%1,960$89,498,667$45,663
Top 19%90%2,069$90,171,030$43,582
Top 20%91%2,178$90,789,211$41,685
Remaining 80% of recips.9%8,716$9,455,498$1,085

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

 

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