Sorghum Subsidies in 4th District of Texas (Rep. John Ratcliffe) totaled $56.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 45 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%46$1,081,551$23,512
Top 2%20%92$1,611,070$17,512
Top 3%24%138$1,989,335$14,415
Top 4%28%185$2,282,637$12,339
Top 5%31%231$2,544,827$11,017
Top 6%34%277$2,794,573$10,089
Top 7%37%324$3,038,976$9,380
Top 8%40%370$3,266,965$8,830
Top 9%43%416$3,483,637$8,374
Top 10%45%463$3,694,759$7,980
Top 11%48%509$3,891,773$7,646
Top 12%50%555$4,077,324$7,347
Top 13%52%602$4,259,681$7,076
Top 14%54%648$4,430,130$6,837
Top 15%56%694$4,593,536$6,619
Top 16%58%741$4,753,434$6,415
Top 17%60%787$4,904,306$6,232
Top 18%62%833$5,048,109$6,060
Top 19%63%880$5,188,988$5,897
Top 20%65%926$5,321,572$5,747
Remaining 80% of recips.35%3,707$2,860,316$772

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

 

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