Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Illinois NRCS totaled $29.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%1$3,740,000$3,740,000
Top 2%19%2$5,501,516$2,750,758
Top 3%24%3$7,207,608$2,402,536
Top 4%30%4$8,857,608$2,214,402
Top 5%36%5$10,507,608$2,101,522
Top 6%41%6$12,107,608$2,017,935
Top 7%49%8$14,364,653$1,795,582
Top 8%52%9$15,404,061$1,711,562
Top 9%55%10$16,183,933$1,618,393
Top 10%57%11$16,960,573$1,541,870
Top 11%60%12$17,666,151$1,472,179
Top 12%62%13$18,371,730$1,413,210
Top 13%64%14$19,042,436$1,360,174
Top 14%67%16$19,842,436$1,240,152
Top 15%68%17$20,232,045$1,190,120
Top 16%70%18$20,618,045$1,145,447
Top 17%71%19$20,948,045$1,102,529
Top 18%72%20$21,277,737$1,063,887
Top 19%73%21$21,601,817$1,028,658
Top 20%75%23$22,203,317$965,362
Remaining 80% of recips.25%92$7,373,030$80,142

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

 

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