Conservation payments in Massachusetts totaled $28.9 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 56 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%18$5,207,574$289,310
Top 1%18%18$5,207,574$289,310
Top 2%27%37$7,910,048$213,785
Top 2%27%37$7,910,048$213,785
Top 3%33%56$9,612,516$171,652
Top 3%33%56$9,612,516$171,652
Top 4%38%75$10,987,438$146,499
Top 4%38%75$10,987,438$146,499
Top 5%42%94$12,179,469$129,569
Top 5%42%94$12,179,469$129,569
Top 6%45%112$13,134,867$117,276
Top 6%45%112$13,134,867$117,276
Top 7%49%131$14,034,883$107,137
Top 7%49%131$14,034,883$107,137
Top 8%51%150$14,848,686$98,991
Top 8%51%150$14,848,686$98,991
Top 9%54%169$15,596,811$92,289
Top 9%54%169$15,596,811$92,289
Top 10%56%188$16,281,377$86,603
Top 10%56%188$16,281,377$86,603
Top 11%59%207$16,916,599$81,723
Top 11%59%207$16,916,599$81,723
Top 12%60%225$17,480,948$77,693
Top 12%60%225$17,480,948$77,693
Top 13%62%244$18,046,890$73,963
Top 13%62%244$18,046,890$73,963
Top 14%64%263$18,590,034$70,685
Top 14%64%263$18,590,034$70,685
Top 15%66%282$19,085,998$67,681
Top 15%66%282$19,085,998$67,681
Top 16%68%301$19,550,888$64,953
Top 16%68%301$19,550,888$64,953
Top 17%69%320$19,991,729$62,474
Top 17%69%320$19,991,729$62,474
Top 18%71%338$20,389,295$60,323
Top 18%71%338$20,389,295$60,323
Top 19%72%357$20,787,499$58,228
Top 19%72%357$20,787,499$58,228
Top 20%73%376$21,165,939$56,292
Top 20%73%376$21,165,939$56,292
Remaining 80% of recips.27%1,507$7,745,542$5,140
Remaining 80% of recips.27%1,507$7,745,542$5,140

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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