Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Montana totaled $1.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payment recipients were paid 42 percent of Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%5%1$66,650$66,650
Top 2%9%2$127,165$63,582
Top 3%16%4$231,598$57,899
Top 4%20%5$281,596$56,319
Top 5%23%6$328,288$54,715
Top 6%30%8$417,931$52,241
Top 7%32%9$458,736$50,971
Top 8%35%10$498,321$49,832
Top 9%40%12$569,445$47,454
Top 10%42%13$594,349$45,719
Top 11%44%14$619,047$44,218
Top 12%47%16$666,651$41,666
Top 13%49%17$688,715$40,513
Top 14%50%18$709,913$39,440
Top 15%53%20$750,718$37,536
Top 16%54%21$770,951$36,712
Top 17%56%22$790,951$35,952
Top 18%59%24$829,068$34,544
Top 19%60%25$848,020$33,921
Top 20%61%26$866,259$33,318
Remaining 80% of recips.39%108$550,289$5,095

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

 

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