Conservation payments in North Carolina totaled $332 million from 1995-2016.

From 1995 to 2016, 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 1995-2016 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%330$66,126,712$200,384
Top 2%28%660$94,172,810$142,686
Top 3%35%990$115,186,573$116,350
Top 4%40%1,321$132,170,030$100,053
Top 5%44%1,651$146,589,215$88,788
Top 6%48%1,981$159,293,305$80,411
Top 7%51%2,312$170,622,646$73,799
Top 8%54%2,642$180,795,950$68,431
Top 9%57%2,972$190,007,736$63,933
Top 10%60%3,303$198,379,800$60,060
Top 11%62%3,633$206,004,889$56,704
Top 12%64%3,963$213,028,230$53,754
Top 13%66%4,293$219,552,849$51,142
Top 14%68%4,624$225,654,501$48,801
Top 15%70%4,954$231,338,753$46,697
Top 16%71%5,284$236,646,028$44,785
Top 17%73%5,615$241,648,697$43,036
Top 18%74%5,945$246,361,673$41,440
Top 19%76%6,275$250,787,544$39,966
Top 20%77%6,606$254,965,277$38,596
Remaining 80% of recips.23%26,424$77,012,419$2,914
 

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