Sorghum Subsidies in 14th District of Texas (Rep. Randy Weber) totaled $9.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 40 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%8%8$626,746$78,343
Top 1%8%8$626,746$78,343
Top 2%14%17$1,045,024$61,472
Top 2%14%17$1,045,024$61,472
Top 3%18%26$1,401,082$53,888
Top 3%18%26$1,401,082$53,888
Top 4%22%35$1,711,110$48,889
Top 4%22%35$1,711,110$48,889
Top 5%26%44$1,993,823$45,314
Top 5%26%44$1,993,823$45,314
Top 6%29%53$2,242,495$42,311
Top 6%29%53$2,242,495$42,311
Top 7%32%61$2,452,890$40,211
Top 7%32%61$2,452,890$40,211
Top 8%35%70$2,677,888$38,256
Top 8%35%70$2,677,888$38,256
Top 9%38%79$2,888,403$36,562
Top 9%38%79$2,888,403$36,562
Top 10%40%88$3,089,887$35,112
Top 10%40%88$3,089,887$35,112
Top 11%43%97$3,285,161$33,868
Top 11%43%97$3,285,161$33,868
Top 12%45%106$3,472,345$32,758
Top 12%45%106$3,472,345$32,758
Top 13%47%114$3,630,108$31,843
Top 13%47%114$3,630,108$31,843
Top 14%49%123$3,794,464$30,849
Top 14%49%123$3,794,464$30,849
Top 15%51%132$3,950,313$29,927
Top 15%51%132$3,950,313$29,927
Top 16%53%141$4,099,033$29,071
Top 16%53%141$4,099,033$29,071
Top 17%55%150$4,242,833$28,286
Top 17%55%150$4,242,833$28,286
Top 18%57%159$4,379,393$27,543
Top 18%57%159$4,379,393$27,543
Top 19%58%167$4,496,216$26,923
Top 19%58%167$4,496,216$26,923
Top 20%60%176$4,623,755$26,271
Top 20%60%176$4,623,755$26,271
Remaining 80% of recips.40%708$3,078,377$4,348
Remaining 80% of recips.40%708$3,078,377$4,348

‡ 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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