Sorghum Subsidies in 36th District of Texas (Rep. Brian Babin) totaled $8.6 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 28 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%3%2$11,717$5,859
Top 1%3%2$11,717$5,859
Top 2%6%5$28,439$5,688
Top 2%6%5$28,439$5,688
Top 3%9%7$39,241$5,606
Top 3%9%7$39,241$5,606
Top 4%12%10$55,009$5,501
Top 4%12%10$55,009$5,501
Top 5%14%12$65,350$5,446
Top 5%14%12$65,350$5,446
Top 6%18%15$80,620$5,375
Top 6%18%15$80,620$5,375
Top 7%20%17$90,546$5,326
Top 7%20%17$90,546$5,326
Top 8%23%20$105,091$5,255
Top 8%23%20$105,091$5,255
Top 9%25%22$114,466$5,203
Top 9%25%22$114,466$5,203
Top 10%28%25$128,253$5,130
Top 10%28%25$128,253$5,130
Top 11%30%27$137,344$5,087
Top 11%30%27$137,344$5,087
Top 12%33%30$150,568$5,019
Top 12%33%30$150,568$5,019
Top 13%36%33$163,469$4,954
Top 13%36%33$163,469$4,954
Top 14%38%35$171,916$4,912
Top 14%38%35$171,916$4,912
Top 15%41%38$184,472$4,855
Top 15%41%38$184,472$4,855
Top 16%42%40$192,725$4,818
Top 16%42%40$192,725$4,818
Top 17%45%43$204,811$4,763
Top 17%45%43$204,811$4,763
Top 18%47%45$212,556$4,723
Top 18%47%45$212,556$4,723
Top 19%49%48$223,857$4,664
Top 19%49%48$223,857$4,664
Top 20%51%50$231,099$4,622
Top 20%51%50$231,099$4,622
Remaining 80% of recips.49%204$223,036$1,093
Remaining 80% of recips.49%204$223,036$1,093

‡ 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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