Conservation payments in North Dakota totaled $2.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 53 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%529$324,221,902$612,896
Top 2%20%1,058$529,676,378$500,639
Top 3%27%1,587$691,636,381$435,814
Top 4%32%2,116$829,164,044$391,854
Top 5%36%2,645$949,557,065$359,001
Top 6%41%3,174$1,056,956,232$333,004
Top 7%44%3,704$1,153,929,868$311,536
Top 8%48%4,233$1,241,872,757$293,379
Top 9%51%4,762$1,322,108,706$277,637
Top 10%53%5,291$1,395,967,451$263,838
Top 11%56%5,820$1,464,154,865$251,573
Top 12%59%6,349$1,527,366,419$240,568
Top 13%61%6,879$1,586,367,003$230,610
Top 14%63%7,408$1,641,389,966$221,570
Top 15%65%7,937$1,692,781,085$213,277
Top 16%67%8,466$1,740,959,262$205,641
Top 17%68%8,995$1,786,361,737$198,595
Top 18%70%9,524$1,829,008,786$192,042
Top 19%72%10,054$1,869,252,042$185,921
Top 20%73%10,583$1,907,252,959$180,219
Remaining 80% of recips.27%42,333$702,633,755$16,598

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

 

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