Sorghum Subsidies in 26th District of Texas (Rep. Michael Burgess) totaled $7.4 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 48 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%4$149,185$37,296
Top 1%15%4$149,185$37,296
Top 2%24%9$236,798$26,311
Top 2%24%9$236,798$26,311
Top 3%29%13$281,275$21,637
Top 3%29%13$281,275$21,637
Top 4%33%18$321,242$17,847
Top 4%33%18$321,242$17,847
Top 5%35%22$345,464$15,703
Top 5%35%22$345,464$15,703
Top 6%38%27$373,919$13,849
Top 6%38%27$373,919$13,849
Top 7%41%31$396,089$12,777
Top 7%41%31$396,089$12,777
Top 8%43%36$423,066$11,752
Top 8%43%36$423,066$11,752
Top 9%46%40$443,768$11,094
Top 9%46%40$443,768$11,094
Top 10%48%45$468,559$10,412
Top 10%48%45$468,559$10,412
Top 11%50%49$487,726$9,954
Top 11%50%49$487,726$9,954
Top 12%52%54$510,669$9,457
Top 12%52%54$510,669$9,457
Top 13%55%59$531,585$9,010
Top 13%55%59$531,585$9,010
Top 14%56%63$547,408$8,689
Top 14%56%63$547,408$8,689
Top 15%58%68$566,269$8,327
Top 15%58%68$566,269$8,327
Top 16%60%72$580,391$8,061
Top 16%60%72$580,391$8,061
Top 17%61%77$597,574$7,761
Top 17%61%77$597,574$7,761
Top 18%63%81$611,029$7,544
Top 18%63%81$611,029$7,544
Top 19%64%86$627,462$7,296
Top 19%64%86$627,462$7,296
Top 20%66%90$640,267$7,114
Top 20%66%90$640,267$7,114
Remaining 80% of recips.34%364$334,089$918
Remaining 80% of recips.34%364$334,089$918

‡ 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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