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$38,938,121$360,538
Top 2%52%217$51,624,371$237,900
Top 3%59%326$59,301,875$181,908
Top 4%65%435$64,822,329$149,017
Top 5%69%544$68,936,266$126,721
Top 6%72%653$72,224,165$110,604
Top 7%75%762$74,951,764$98,362
Top 8%77%871$77,239,372$88,679
Top 9%79%980$79,206,433$80,823
Top 10%81%1,089$80,931,625$74,317
Top 11%82%1,198$82,445,943$68,820
Top 12%84%1,307$83,790,354$64,109
Top 13%85%1,416$84,985,507$60,018
Top 14%86%1,525$86,070,786$56,440
Top 15%87%1,634$87,058,259$53,279
Top 16%88%1,743$87,952,858$50,461
Top 17%89%1,851$88,757,189$47,951
Top 18%89%1,960$89,496,064$45,661
Top 19%90%2,069$90,168,427$43,581
Top 20%91%2,178$90,786,608$41,683
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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