Wheat Subsidies in 1st District of Illinois (Rep. Bobby Rush) totaled $1.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 38 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%3%1$5,960$5,960
Top 2%10%3$17,099$5,700
Top 3%12%4$22,114$5,528
Top 4%18%6$31,838$5,306
Top 5%20%7$36,369$5,196
Top 6%25%9$45,310$5,034
Top 7%28%10$49,535$4,954
Top 8%32%12$57,270$4,772
Top 9%34%13$60,871$4,682
Top 10%38%15$67,828$4,522
Top 11%40%16$71,217$4,451
Top 12%44%18$77,831$4,324
Top 13%45%19$80,940$4,260
Top 14%49%21$86,828$4,135
Top 15%50%22$89,762$4,080
Top 16%53%24$95,443$3,977
Top 17%55%25$98,186$3,927
Top 18%58%27$103,516$3,834
Top 19%59%28$106,001$3,786
Top 20%62%30$110,894$3,696
Remaining 80% of recips.38%120$67,711$564

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

 

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