Wetlands Reserve Program payments in New York totaled $11.0 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of WRP recipients were paid 47 percent of WRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%7$1,330,631$190,090
Top 2%19%14$2,103,035$150,217
Top 3%24%21$2,666,547$126,978
Top 4%29%28$3,146,143$112,362
Top 5%33%35$3,574,559$102,130
Top 6%36%42$3,955,433$94,177
Top 7%39%49$4,311,700$87,994
Top 8%42%56$4,633,487$82,741
Top 9%45%63$4,911,288$77,957
Top 10%47%70$5,161,016$73,729
Top 11%49%77$5,396,582$70,085
Top 12%51%84$5,606,076$66,739
Top 13%53%91$5,803,015$63,769
Top 14%55%98$5,987,624$61,098
Top 15%56%105$6,161,091$58,677
Top 16%58%112$6,328,040$56,500
Top 17%59%120$6,512,733$54,273
Top 18%61%127$6,670,001$52,520
Top 19%62%134$6,820,097$50,896
Top 20%64%141$6,961,537$49,373
Remaining 80% of recips.36%565$3,992,927$7,067

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

 

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