Conservation payments in Merced County, California totaled $13.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 65 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%4$2,407,529$601,882
Top 1%18%4$2,407,529$601,882
Top 2%28%9$3,786,055$420,673
Top 2%28%9$3,786,055$420,673
Top 3%37%14$4,981,132$355,795
Top 3%37%14$4,981,132$355,795
Top 4%44%19$5,953,227$313,328
Top 4%44%19$5,953,227$313,328
Top 5%50%24$6,689,931$278,747
Top 5%50%24$6,689,931$278,747
Top 6%53%29$7,211,701$248,679
Top 6%53%29$7,211,701$248,679
Top 7%57%34$7,646,841$224,907
Top 7%57%34$7,646,841$224,907
Top 8%60%39$8,048,533$206,373
Top 8%60%39$8,048,533$206,373
Top 9%63%44$8,437,116$191,753
Top 9%63%44$8,437,116$191,753
Top 10%65%49$8,791,999$179,429
Top 10%65%49$8,791,999$179,429
Top 11%68%54$9,117,548$168,843
Top 11%68%54$9,117,548$168,843
Top 12%70%59$9,409,033$159,475
Top 12%70%59$9,409,033$159,475
Top 13%72%64$9,678,981$151,234
Top 13%72%64$9,678,981$151,234
Top 14%74%69$9,934,495$143,978
Top 14%74%69$9,934,495$143,978
Top 15%75%74$10,163,830$137,349
Top 15%75%74$10,163,830$137,349
Top 16%77%79$10,369,623$131,261
Top 16%77%79$10,369,623$131,261
Top 17%78%84$10,558,345$125,695
Top 17%78%84$10,558,345$125,695
Top 18%79%89$10,728,291$120,543
Top 18%79%89$10,728,291$120,543
Top 19%81%94$10,881,347$115,759
Top 19%81%94$10,881,347$115,759
Top 20%82%99$11,021,550$111,329
Top 20%82%99$11,021,550$111,329
Remaining 80% of recips.18%397$2,475,819$6,236
Remaining 80% of recips.18%397$2,475,819$6,236

‡ 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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