Corn Subsidies in 17th District of Illinois (Rep. Cheri Bustos) totaled $1.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy recipients were paid 53 percent of corn subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%11%131$21,712,851$165,747
Top 2%18%262$36,628,062$139,802
Top 3%25%394$49,234,376$124,960
Top 4%30%525$60,053,827$114,388
Top 5%35%657$69,695,153$106,081
Top 6%39%788$78,312,327$99,381
Top 7%43%920$86,249,695$93,750
Top 8%47%1,051$93,523,596$88,985
Top 9%50%1,183$100,318,568$84,800
Top 10%53%1,314$106,505,532$81,054
Top 11%56%1,446$112,166,140$77,570
Top 12%59%1,577$117,366,888$74,424
Top 13%61%1,708$122,201,828$71,547
Top 14%63%1,840$126,761,447$68,892
Top 15%65%1,971$130,989,643$66,458
Top 16%67%2,103$134,967,867$64,179
Top 17%69%2,234$138,641,688$62,060
Top 18%71%2,366$142,106,698$60,062
Top 19%72%2,497$145,302,478$58,191
Top 20%74%2,629$148,315,570$56,415
Remaining 80% of recips.26%10,517$52,228,081$4,966

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

 

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