USDA subsidies in 1st District of Illinois (Rep. Bobby Rush) totaled $50.7 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 33 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%2$74,033$37,017
Top 2%16%4$86,609$21,652
Top 3%18%6$98,427$16,404
Top 4%20%8$110,016$13,752
Top 5%22%10$121,401$12,140
Top 6%25%13$137,597$10,584
Top 7%27%15$148,221$9,881
Top 8%29%17$158,787$9,340
Top 9%31%19$169,311$8,911
Top 10%33%21$179,761$8,560
Top 11%35%23$189,871$8,255
Top 12%38%26$204,612$7,870
Top 13%39%28$214,246$7,652
Top 14%41%30$223,762$7,459
Top 15%43%32$233,124$7,285
Top 16%44%34$242,417$7,130
Top 17%47%37$255,707$6,911
Top 18%48%39$264,175$6,774
Top 19%50%41$272,387$6,644
Top 20%51%43$280,460$6,522
Remaining 80% of recips.49%175$264,677$1,512

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

 

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