Conservation payments in Alexander County, Illinois totaled $6.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 61 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%2$983,956$491,978
Top 2%23%4$1,482,321$370,580
Top 3%30%6$1,927,896$321,316
Top 4%37%8$2,364,713$295,589
Top 5%44%10$2,768,160$276,816
Top 6%49%12$3,098,434$258,203
Top 7%53%14$3,369,553$240,682
Top 8%56%16$3,580,941$223,809
Top 9%59%18$3,746,668$208,148
Top 10%61%20$3,888,487$194,424
Top 11%63%22$4,006,402$182,109
Top 12%65%24$4,117,669$171,570
Top 13%67%26$4,225,845$162,532
Top 14%68%28$4,332,235$154,723
Top 15%71%31$4,475,892$144,384
Top 16%72%33$4,564,088$138,306
Top 17%73%35$4,646,538$132,758
Top 18%74%37$4,726,490$127,743
Top 19%76%39$4,805,857$123,227
Top 20%77%41$4,884,274$119,129
Remaining 80% of recips.23%166$1,463,072$8,814

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

 

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