Emergency Conservation payments in Maine totaled $3.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Emergency Conservation payment recipients were paid 58 percent of Emergency Conservation recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%8$586,887$73,361
Top 2%26%16$935,795$58,487
Top 3%34%24$1,200,938$50,039
Top 4%40%32$1,414,117$44,191
Top 5%45%41$1,585,373$38,668
Top 6%48%49$1,709,892$34,896
Top 7%51%57$1,817,802$31,891
Top 8%54%65$1,911,970$29,415
Top 9%56%73$1,995,814$27,340
Top 10%58%82$2,075,551$25,312
Top 11%60%90$2,138,792$23,764
Top 12%62%98$2,198,518$22,434
Top 13%63%106$2,250,682$21,233
Top 14%65%114$2,299,508$20,171
Top 15%66%123$2,350,177$19,107
Top 16%67%131$2,391,644$18,257
Top 17%68%139$2,430,900$17,488
Top 18%69%147$2,468,605$16,793
Top 19%70%155$2,505,278$16,163
Top 20%72%164$2,545,065$15,519
Remaining 80% of recips.28%656$1,009,323$1,539

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

 

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