Conservation payments in Clay County, Illinois totaled $41.8 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 59 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%15$7,313,453$487,564
Top 2%27%31$11,143,102$359,455
Top 3%33%47$13,968,694$297,206
Top 4%38%62$16,053,050$258,920
Top 5%43%78$17,951,406$230,146
Top 6%47%94$19,625,317$208,780
Top 7%51%110$21,174,125$192,492
Top 8%54%125$22,478,977$179,832
Top 9%57%141$23,686,979$167,993
Top 10%59%157$24,787,820$157,884
Top 11%62%173$25,782,281$149,031
Top 12%64%188$26,655,190$141,783
Top 13%66%204$27,516,807$134,886
Top 14%68%220$28,321,214$128,733
Top 15%70%236$29,056,965$123,123
Top 16%71%251$29,698,916$118,322
Top 17%73%267$30,321,587$113,564
Top 18%74%283$30,896,830$109,176
Top 19%75%299$31,438,375$105,145
Top 20%76%314$31,914,569$101,639
Remaining 80% of recips.24%1,260$9,890,258$7,849

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

 

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