Cotton Subsidies in 9th District of Tennessee (Rep. Steve Cohen) totaled $7.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 60 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%3$211,399$70,466
Top 1%23%3$211,399$70,466
Top 2%35%6$322,071$53,679
Top 2%35%6$322,071$53,679
Top 3%42%9$382,214$42,468
Top 3%42%9$382,214$42,468
Top 4%46%12$420,071$35,006
Top 4%46%12$420,071$35,006
Top 5%49%15$448,443$29,896
Top 5%49%15$448,443$29,896
Top 6%52%19$476,456$25,077
Top 6%52%19$476,456$25,077
Top 7%54%22$495,249$22,511
Top 7%54%22$495,249$22,511
Top 8%56%25$512,644$20,506
Top 8%56%25$512,644$20,506
Top 9%58%28$529,005$18,893
Top 9%58%28$529,005$18,893
Top 10%60%31$544,947$17,579
Top 10%60%31$544,947$17,579
Top 11%61%34$560,367$16,481
Top 11%61%34$560,367$16,481
Top 12%63%38$580,180$15,268
Top 12%63%38$580,180$15,268
Top 13%65%41$594,627$14,503
Top 13%65%41$594,627$14,503
Top 14%67%44$608,170$13,822
Top 14%67%44$608,170$13,822
Top 15%68%47$621,343$13,220
Top 15%68%47$621,343$13,220
Top 16%69%50$633,674$12,673
Top 16%69%50$633,674$12,673
Top 17%71%54$649,461$12,027
Top 17%71%54$649,461$12,027
Top 18%72%57$660,770$11,592
Top 18%72%57$660,770$11,592
Top 19%73%60$671,898$11,198
Top 19%73%60$671,898$11,198
Top 20%75%63$682,639$10,836
Top 20%75%63$682,639$10,836
Remaining 80% of recips.25%255$231,607$908
Remaining 80% of recips.25%255$231,607$908

‡ 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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