Sorghum Subsidies in 28th District of Texas (Rep. Henry Cuellar) totaled $25.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 52 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%12$427,736$35,645
Top 1%15%12$427,736$35,645
Top 2%24%24$658,709$27,446
Top 2%24%24$658,709$27,446
Top 3%30%37$832,876$22,510
Top 3%30%37$832,876$22,510
Top 4%35%49$955,304$19,496
Top 4%35%49$955,304$19,496
Top 5%39%62$1,065,337$17,183
Top 5%39%62$1,065,337$17,183
Top 6%42%74$1,149,942$15,540
Top 6%42%74$1,149,942$15,540
Top 7%44%86$1,225,058$14,245
Top 7%44%86$1,225,058$14,245
Top 8%47%99$1,299,493$13,126
Top 8%47%99$1,299,493$13,126
Top 9%49%111$1,363,498$12,284
Top 9%49%111$1,363,498$12,284
Top 10%52%124$1,429,421$11,528
Top 10%52%124$1,429,421$11,528
Top 11%54%136$1,486,741$10,932
Top 11%54%136$1,486,741$10,932
Top 12%56%148$1,541,668$10,417
Top 12%56%148$1,541,668$10,417
Top 13%58%161$1,598,942$9,931
Top 13%58%161$1,598,942$9,931
Top 14%60%173$1,649,808$9,536
Top 14%60%173$1,649,808$9,536
Top 15%62%186$1,702,532$9,153
Top 15%62%186$1,702,532$9,153
Top 16%63%198$1,749,745$8,837
Top 16%63%198$1,749,745$8,837
Top 17%65%210$1,795,012$8,548
Top 17%65%210$1,795,012$8,548
Top 18%67%223$1,841,925$8,260
Top 18%67%223$1,841,925$8,260
Top 19%68%235$1,882,872$8,012
Top 19%68%235$1,882,872$8,012
Top 20%70%248$1,925,025$7,762
Top 20%70%248$1,925,025$7,762
Remaining 80% of recips.30%993$840,999$847
Remaining 80% of recips.30%993$841,311$847

‡ 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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