Conservation payments in Pennsylvania totaled $527 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 50 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%197$67,417,047$342,219
Top 2%20%395$104,576,444$264,750
Top 3%25%592$133,864,386$226,122
Top 4%30%790$158,857,051$201,085
Top 5%34%988$180,809,438$183,006
Top 6%38%1,185$200,557,788$169,247
Top 7%42%1,383$218,838,576$158,235
Top 8%45%1,581$235,655,895$149,055
Top 9%48%1,778$251,141,226$141,249
Top 10%50%1,976$265,502,288$134,364
Top 11%53%2,174$278,780,003$128,234
Top 12%55%2,371$291,213,452$122,823
Top 13%57%2,569$302,852,627$117,887
Top 14%60%2,767$313,770,258$113,397
Top 15%61%2,964$324,042,522$109,326
Top 16%63%3,162$333,854,946$105,583
Top 17%65%3,360$343,139,482$102,125
Top 18%67%3,557$351,886,247$98,928
Top 19%68%3,755$360,211,529$95,929
Top 20%70%3,953$368,073,639$93,112
Remaining 80% of recips.30%15,812$158,897,017$10,049

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

 

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