Commodity subsidies in 1st District of Kenucky (Rep. James Comer) totaled $1.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 71 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%38%467$59,046,092$126,437
Top 2%51%934$79,099,816$84,689
Top 3%57%1,401$89,343,627$63,771
Top 4%61%1,869$95,106,244$50,886
Top 5%63%2,336$98,676,546$42,242
Top 6%65%2,803$101,428,382$36,186
Top 7%67%3,271$104,046,292$31,809
Top 8%68%3,738$106,531,923$28,500
Top 9%70%4,205$108,903,194$25,899
Top 10%71%4,673$111,167,656$23,789
Top 11%73%5,140$113,323,623$22,047
Top 12%74%5,607$115,378,363$20,578
Top 13%75%6,075$117,338,288$19,315
Top 14%76%6,542$119,202,576$18,221
Top 15%77%7,009$120,981,212$17,261
Top 16%78%7,476$122,675,913$16,409
Top 17%80%7,944$124,294,815$15,646
Top 18%81%8,411$125,837,341$14,961
Top 19%81%8,878$127,308,292$14,340
Top 20%82%9,346$128,714,796$13,772
Remaining 80% of recips.18%37,385$27,591,739$738

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

 

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