Conservation payments in Maine totaled $88.8 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 62 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%48$15,273,379$318,195
Top 2%27%97$24,280,967$250,319
Top 3%35%146$30,822,288$211,112
Top 4%41%194$36,042,720$185,787
Top 5%46%243$40,552,652$166,883
Top 6%50%292$44,355,178$151,901
Top 7%54%340$47,556,210$139,871
Top 8%57%389$50,452,765$129,699
Top 9%60%438$52,973,846$120,945
Top 10%62%487$55,197,338$113,342
Top 11%64%535$57,143,024$106,809
Top 12%66%584$58,972,699$100,981
Top 13%68%633$60,660,629$95,830
Top 14%70%681$62,199,741$91,336
Top 15%72%730$63,677,255$87,229
Top 16%73%779$65,038,111$83,489
Top 17%75%827$66,282,751$80,148
Top 18%76%876$67,471,330$77,022
Top 19%77%925$68,600,204$74,162
Top 20%78%974$69,675,632$71,536
Remaining 80% of recips.22%3,896$19,159,636$4,918

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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