Commodity subsidies in West Virginia totaled $84.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%39%95$32,821,515$345,490
Top 2%52%190$43,796,290$230,507
Top 3%60%286$50,386,584$176,177
Top 4%65%381$55,116,282$144,662
Top 5%69%476$58,621,764$123,155
Top 6%73%572$61,454,410$107,438
Top 7%75%667$63,784,335$95,629
Top 8%78%763$65,741,112$86,161
Top 9%80%858$67,419,518$78,578
Top 10%81%953$68,882,393$72,280
Top 11%83%1,049$70,200,756$66,922
Top 12%84%1,144$71,353,831$62,372
Top 13%85%1,239$72,367,310$58,408
Top 14%87%1,335$73,292,513$54,901
Top 15%88%1,430$74,119,887$51,832
Top 16%88%1,526$74,875,538$49,067
Top 17%89%1,621$75,560,587$46,614
Top 18%90%1,716$76,178,169$44,393
Top 19%91%1,812$76,746,298$42,354
Top 20%91%1,907$77,261,148$40,515
Remaining 80% of recips.9%7,631$7,388,625$968

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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