Conservation payments in Rutherford County, North Carolina totaled $3.2 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 54 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%4$412,293$103,073
Top 2%22%9$697,651$77,517
Top 3%28%13$894,114$68,778
Top 4%34%18$1,093,477$60,749
Top 5%38%22$1,226,028$55,729
Top 6%42%27$1,368,586$50,688
Top 7%45%31$1,468,152$47,360
Top 8%49%36$1,583,073$43,974
Top 9%51%40$1,667,586$41,690
Top 10%54%45$1,762,552$39,168
Top 11%57%49$1,829,964$37,346
Top 12%59%54$1,909,793$35,367
Top 13%61%58$1,970,714$33,978
Top 14%63%63$2,040,822$32,394
Top 15%65%67$2,093,019$31,239
Top 16%66%72$2,153,513$29,910
Top 17%68%76$2,199,681$28,943
Top 18%70%81$2,253,626$27,823
Top 19%71%85$2,293,883$26,987
Top 20%72%90$2,342,086$26,023
Remaining 80% of recips.28%360$896,640$2,491

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

 

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