Conservation payments in Michigan totaled $632 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 53 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%263$93,861,740$356,889
Top 2%23%527$142,603,830$270,596
Top 3%29%791$180,144,290$227,742
Top 4%33%1,055$211,252,076$200,239
Top 5%38%1,319$238,306,804$180,672
Top 6%41%1,583$262,150,342$165,604
Top 7%45%1,847$283,554,674$153,522
Top 8%48%2,111$302,917,423$143,495
Top 9%51%2,375$320,513,558$134,953
Top 10%53%2,639$336,629,329$127,559
Top 11%56%2,903$351,520,577$121,089
Top 12%58%3,167$365,376,574$115,370
Top 13%60%3,431$378,354,982$110,275
Top 14%62%3,695$390,530,853$105,692
Top 15%64%3,959$401,949,958$101,528
Top 16%65%4,223$412,714,242$97,730
Top 17%67%4,487$422,908,214$94,252
Top 18%68%4,751$432,584,346$91,051
Top 19%70%5,015$441,746,137$88,085
Top 20%71%5,279$450,453,848$85,329
Remaining 80% of recips.29%21,117$181,437,859$8,592
 

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