Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $319 million from 1995-2014.

From 1995 to 2014, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 60 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2014 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%325$63,377,623$195,008
Top 2%28%651$90,301,576$138,712
Top 3%35%976$110,437,676$113,153
Top 4%40%1,302$126,790,955$97,382
Top 5%44%1,627$140,672,066$86,461
Top 6%48%1,953$152,836,369$78,257
Top 7%51%2,279$163,699,882$71,830
Top 8%54%2,604$173,460,666$66,613
Top 9%57%2,930$182,324,339$62,227
Top 10%60%3,255$190,321,839$58,471
Top 11%62%3,581$197,671,752$55,200
Top 12%64%3,907$204,414,612$52,320
Top 13%66%4,232$210,666,764$49,779
Top 14%68%4,558$216,539,451$47,508
Top 15%70%4,883$221,980,116$45,460
Top 16%71%5,209$227,083,203$43,594
Top 17%73%5,535$231,896,239$41,896
Top 18%74%5,860$236,412,964$40,344
Top 19%75%6,186$240,668,668$38,905
Top 20%77%6,511$244,671,206$37,578
Remaining 80% of recips.23%26,048$74,176,527$2,848
 

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