Sorghum Subsidies in 35th District of Texas (Rep. LLoyd Doggett) totaled $7.7 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 36 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%5%3$17,771$5,924
Top 2%9%6$34,663$5,777
Top 3%13%9$50,659$5,629
Top 4%17%12$65,819$5,485
Top 5%21%15$79,542$5,303
Top 6%24%18$92,787$5,155
Top 7%27%21$105,106$5,005
Top 8%30%24$116,690$4,862
Top 9%33%27$128,098$4,744
Top 10%36%30$139,003$4,633
Top 11%39%33$149,566$4,532
Top 12%41%36$159,768$4,438
Top 13%44%39$169,415$4,344
Top 14%46%42$178,487$4,250
Top 15%48%45$187,183$4,160
Top 16%51%48$195,529$4,074
Top 17%53%51$203,684$3,994
Top 18%55%54$211,526$3,917
Top 19%57%57$219,203$3,846
Top 20%59%60$226,541$3,776
Remaining 80% of recips.41%241$159,488$662

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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