Conservation Reserve Program payments in Illinois totaled $2.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of CRP recipients were paid 57 percent of CRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%1,044$469,781,989$449,983
Top 2%25%2,089$728,917,712$348,931
Top 3%32%3,134$923,550,781$294,688
Top 4%37%4,178$1,080,466,909$258,609
Top 5%41%5,223$1,213,367,556$232,312
Top 6%45%6,268$1,328,677,005$211,978
Top 7%49%7,313$1,430,770,347$195,648
Top 8%52%8,357$1,522,254,890$182,153
Top 9%55%9,402$1,605,529,992$170,765
Top 10%57%10,447$1,681,684,206$160,973
Top 11%60%11,492$1,751,649,364$152,423
Top 12%62%12,536$1,815,999,374$144,863
Top 13%64%13,581$1,875,694,984$138,112
Top 14%66%14,626$1,930,997,545$132,025
Top 15%68%15,670$1,982,560,569$126,520
Top 16%69%16,715$2,030,819,690$121,497
Top 17%71%17,760$2,076,125,839$116,899
Top 18%72%18,805$2,118,620,992$112,663
Top 19%74%19,849$2,158,486,567$108,745
Top 20%75%20,894$2,196,180,101$105,111
Remaining 80% of recips.25%83,579$730,200,602$8,737

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

 

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