Emergency Conservation payments in Kentucky totaled $48.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Emergency Conservation payment recipients were paid 51 percent of Emergency Conservation recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%163$7,400,454$45,402
Top 2%23%326$11,205,910$34,374
Top 3%29%489$14,003,931$28,638
Top 4%33%652$16,254,564$24,930
Top 5%37%816$18,195,364$22,298
Top 6%41%979$19,866,533$20,293
Top 7%44%1,142$21,357,406$18,702
Top 8%46%1,305$22,717,116$17,408
Top 9%49%1,469$23,962,213$16,312
Top 10%51%1,632$25,100,722$15,380
Top 11%53%1,795$26,153,350$14,570
Top 12%55%1,958$27,136,491$13,859
Top 13%57%2,121$28,055,058$13,227
Top 14%59%2,285$28,919,876$12,656
Top 15%61%2,448$29,731,013$12,145
Top 16%62%2,611$30,492,858$11,679
Top 17%64%2,774$31,209,941$11,251
Top 18%65%2,938$31,893,073$10,855
Top 19%66%3,101$32,539,762$10,493
Top 20%68%3,264$33,158,369$10,159
Remaining 80% of recips.32%13,059$15,789,855$1,209

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

 

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