Conservation payments in Santa Barbara County, California totaled $2.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 44 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%6%1$156,250$156,250
Top 2%12%2$298,849$149,424
Top 3%21%4$524,615$131,154
Top 4%25%5$614,615$122,923
Top 5%31%7$768,221$109,746
Top 6%33%8$818,205$102,276
Top 7%37%10$915,157$91,516
Top 8%39%11$959,210$87,201
Top 9%42%13$1,045,208$80,401
Top 10%44%14$1,087,208$77,658
Top 11%47%16$1,167,073$72,942
Top 12%48%17$1,205,453$70,909
Top 13%51%19$1,280,337$67,386
Top 14%53%20$1,314,622$65,731
Top 15%55%22$1,379,523$62,706
Top 16%57%23$1,411,023$61,349
Top 17%59%25$1,471,957$58,878
Top 18%60%26$1,499,929$57,690
Top 19%62%28$1,553,157$55,470
Top 20%63%29$1,578,095$54,417
Remaining 80% of recips.37%120$908,634$7,572

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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