Conservation payments in North Dakota totaled $2.5 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%517$311,049,631$601,643
Top 2%20%1,035$509,210,486$491,991
Top 3%26%1,553$666,008,073$428,853
Top 4%31%2,071$798,807,003$385,711
Top 5%36%2,589$915,649,915$353,669
Top 6%40%3,106$1,019,347,117$328,186
Top 7%44%3,624$1,113,082,961$307,142
Top 8%47%4,142$1,198,414,534$289,332
Top 9%50%4,660$1,276,375,692$273,900
Top 10%53%5,178$1,348,051,990$260,342
Top 11%56%5,696$1,414,277,927$248,293
Top 12%58%6,213$1,475,689,140$237,516
Top 13%60%6,731$1,532,994,109$227,751
Top 14%62%7,249$1,586,632,630$218,876
Top 15%64%7,767$1,636,895,603$210,750
Top 16%66%8,285$1,683,910,755$203,248
Top 17%68%8,802$1,728,113,501$196,332
Top 18%70%9,320$1,769,721,519$189,884
Top 19%71%9,838$1,808,994,533$183,878
Top 20%73%10,356$1,846,144,052$178,268
Remaining 80% of recips.27%41,426$693,918,668$16,751

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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