Conservation payments in Benson County, North Dakota totaled $37.0 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 57 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%9$5,856,180$650,687
Top 1%16%9$5,856,180$650,687
Top 2%24%19$8,749,366$460,493
Top 2%24%19$8,749,366$460,493
Top 3%30%28$10,917,833$389,923
Top 3%30%28$10,917,833$389,923
Top 4%35%38$13,106,816$344,916
Top 4%35%38$13,106,816$344,916
Top 5%40%47$14,750,781$313,846
Top 5%40%47$14,750,781$313,846
Top 6%44%57$16,305,231$286,057
Top 6%44%57$16,305,231$286,057
Top 7%48%66$17,558,195$266,033
Top 7%48%66$17,558,195$266,033
Top 8%51%76$18,793,715$247,286
Top 8%51%76$18,793,715$247,286
Top 9%54%85$19,827,410$233,264
Top 9%54%85$19,827,410$233,264
Top 10%57%95$20,911,781$220,124
Top 10%57%95$20,911,781$220,124
Top 11%59%105$21,898,718$208,559
Top 11%59%105$21,898,718$208,559
Top 12%62%114$22,733,254$199,415
Top 12%62%114$22,733,254$199,415
Top 13%64%124$23,593,179$190,268
Top 13%64%124$23,593,179$190,268
Top 14%66%133$24,317,484$182,838
Top 14%66%133$24,317,484$182,838
Top 15%68%143$25,076,237$175,358
Top 15%68%143$25,076,237$175,358
Top 16%70%152$25,718,115$169,198
Top 16%70%152$25,718,115$169,198
Top 17%71%162$26,368,708$162,770
Top 17%71%162$26,368,708$162,770
Top 18%73%171$26,914,353$157,394
Top 18%73%171$26,914,353$157,394
Top 19%74%181$27,482,257$151,836
Top 19%74%181$27,482,257$151,836
Top 20%76%191$28,011,577$146,657
Top 20%76%191$28,011,577$146,657
Remaining 80% of recips.24%764$8,945,114$11,708
Remaining 80% of recips.24%764$8,945,114$11,708

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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