Cotton Subsidies in 1st District of North Carolina (Rep. G.K. Butterfield) totaled $598 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 65 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%32$12,737,851$398,058
Top 1%14%32$12,737,851$398,058
Top 2%24%64$21,335,530$333,368
Top 2%24%64$21,335,530$333,368
Top 3%32%96$28,353,555$295,350
Top 3%32%96$28,353,555$295,350
Top 4%39%128$34,357,651$268,419
Top 4%39%128$34,357,651$268,419
Top 5%45%160$39,514,036$246,963
Top 5%45%160$39,514,036$246,963
Top 6%50%192$43,926,987$228,786
Top 6%50%192$43,926,987$228,786
Top 7%54%224$47,811,126$213,443
Top 7%54%224$47,811,126$213,443
Top 8%58%256$51,255,987$200,219
Top 8%58%256$51,255,987$200,219
Top 9%62%288$54,415,525$188,943
Top 9%62%288$54,415,525$188,943
Top 10%65%320$57,330,065$179,156
Top 10%65%320$57,330,065$179,156
Top 11%68%352$60,017,952$170,506
Top 11%68%352$60,017,952$170,506
Top 12%71%384$62,474,169$162,693
Top 12%71%384$62,474,169$162,693
Top 13%73%417$64,787,664$155,366
Top 13%73%417$64,787,664$155,366
Top 14%76%449$66,806,051$148,789
Top 14%76%449$66,806,051$148,789
Top 15%78%481$68,648,793$142,721
Top 15%78%481$68,648,793$142,721
Top 16%79%513$70,324,696$137,085
Top 16%79%513$70,324,696$137,085
Top 17%81%545$71,860,327$131,854
Top 17%81%545$71,860,327$131,854
Top 18%83%577$73,269,635$126,984
Top 18%83%577$73,269,635$126,984
Top 19%84%609$74,571,071$122,448
Top 19%84%609$74,571,071$122,448
Top 20%86%641$75,761,500$118,193
Top 20%86%641$75,761,500$118,193
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,567$12,708,355$4,951
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,567$12,708,355$4,951

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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