Wheat Subsidies in West Virginia totaled $4.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 71 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%12$1,137,439$94,787
Top 2%40%25$1,684,797$67,392
Top 3%48%38$2,012,343$52,956
Top 4%53%50$2,225,159$44,503
Top 5%57%63$2,412,722$38,297
Top 6%61%76$2,573,194$33,858
Top 7%64%88$2,696,517$30,642
Top 8%66%101$2,808,307$27,805
Top 9%69%114$2,907,387$25,503
Top 10%71%126$2,992,060$23,747
Top 11%73%139$3,074,301$22,117
Top 12%74%152$3,146,476$20,701
Top 13%76%164$3,208,605$19,565
Top 14%77%177$3,268,772$18,468
Top 15%78%190$3,324,131$17,495
Top 16%80%202$3,370,571$16,686
Top 17%81%215$3,417,374$15,895
Top 18%82%228$3,460,817$15,179
Top 19%83%240$3,498,689$14,578
Top 20%84%253$3,538,226$13,985
Remaining 80% of recips.16%1,014$698,601$689

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

 

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