Conservation payments in Minnesota totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 57 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%890$441,090,415$495,607
Top 2%25%1,781$671,027,143$376,770
Top 3%31%2,671$842,905,608$315,577
Top 4%37%3,562$983,587,407$276,133
Top 5%41%4,452$1,103,503,434$247,867
Top 6%45%5,343$1,208,527,753$226,189
Top 7%48%6,233$1,301,734,605$208,846
Top 8%52%7,124$1,385,761,267$194,520
Top 9%54%8,014$1,461,816,211$182,408
Top 10%57%8,905$1,531,481,186$171,980
Top 11%59%9,795$1,595,518,423$162,891
Top 12%62%10,686$1,654,529,028$154,831
Top 13%64%11,576$1,709,309,934$147,660
Top 14%65%12,467$1,760,485,845$141,212
Top 15%67%13,357$1,808,227,083$135,377
Top 16%69%14,248$1,852,973,219$130,051
Top 17%70%15,138$1,894,979,652$125,180
Top 18%72%16,029$1,934,442,278$120,684
Top 19%73%16,919$1,971,508,530$116,526
Top 20%75%17,810$2,006,568,203$112,665
Remaining 80% of recips.25%71,241$681,895,391$9,572
 

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