Wheat Subsidies in 3rd District of Nebraska (Rep. Adrian Smith) totaled $1.1 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 42 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%11%408$7,676,045$18,814
Top 2%16%817$11,919,185$14,589
Top 3%21%1,225$15,028,157$12,268
Top 4%24%1,634$17,555,889$10,744
Top 5%27%2,042$19,912,220$9,751
Top 6%30%2,451$22,176,688$9,048
Top 7%33%2,860$24,350,687$8,514
Top 8%36%3,268$26,428,458$8,087
Top 9%39%3,677$28,430,550$7,732
Top 10%42%4,085$30,348,495$7,429
Top 11%44%4,494$32,191,503$7,163
Top 12%47%4,903$33,957,692$6,926
Top 13%49%5,311$35,656,011$6,714
Top 14%51%5,720$37,290,014$6,519
Top 15%53%6,128$38,858,425$6,341
Top 16%55%6,537$40,370,248$6,176
Top 17%57%6,946$41,820,101$6,021
Top 18%59%7,354$43,207,744$5,875
Top 19%61%7,763$44,544,910$5,738
Top 20%63%8,171$45,827,019$5,609
Remaining 80% of recips.37%32,688$27,201,184$832

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

 

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