Cotton Subsidies in 8th District of Georgia (Rep. Austin Scott) totaled $1.1 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 32 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%8%36$585,031$16,251
Top 2%11%73$801,079$10,974
Top 3%14%110$1,011,105$9,192
Top 4%17%147$1,215,562$8,269
Top 5%19%184$1,413,771$7,684
Top 6%22%220$1,601,345$7,279
Top 7%24%257$1,789,646$6,964
Top 8%27%294$1,973,065$6,711
Top 9%29%331$2,151,947$6,501
Top 10%32%368$2,326,737$6,323
Top 11%34%404$2,493,034$6,171
Top 12%36%441$2,658,676$6,029
Top 13%38%478$2,820,605$5,901
Top 14%41%515$2,978,902$5,784
Top 15%43%552$3,133,750$5,677
Top 16%45%588$3,279,973$5,578
Top 17%47%625$3,426,110$5,482
Top 18%49%662$3,568,526$5,391
Top 19%50%699$3,707,018$5,303
Top 20%52%736$3,841,903$5,220
Remaining 80% of recips.48%2,944$3,508,296$1,192

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

 

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