Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $335 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, 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 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%329$66,926,910$203,425
Top 2%28%659$95,336,100$144,668
Top 3%35%989$116,598,678$117,896
Top 4%40%1,318$133,718,026$101,455
Top 5%44%1,648$148,334,236$90,009
Top 6%48%1,978$161,186,669$81,490
Top 7%52%2,307$172,603,269$74,817
Top 8%55%2,637$182,873,416$69,349
Top 9%57%2,967$192,179,572$64,772
Top 10%60%3,296$200,624,343$60,869
Top 11%62%3,626$208,364,438$57,464
Top 12%64%3,956$215,505,614$54,476
Top 13%66%4,285$222,088,767$51,829
Top 14%68%4,615$228,228,829$49,454
Top 15%70%4,945$233,960,560$47,313
Top 16%71%5,274$239,294,102$45,372
Top 17%73%5,604$244,321,476$43,598
Top 18%74%5,934$249,085,522$41,976
Top 19%76%6,263$253,539,233$40,482
Top 20%77%6,593$257,749,533$39,094
Remaining 80% of recips.23%26,374$77,016,189$2,920
 

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