Conservation payments in Pennsylvania totaled $509 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%193$64,073,013$331,985
Top 2%20%387$99,689,328$257,595
Top 3%25%580$127,640,962$220,071
Top 4%30%774$151,557,117$195,810
Top 5%34%968$172,559,496$178,264
Top 6%38%1,161$191,569,455$165,004
Top 7%41%1,355$209,147,882$154,353
Top 8%44%1,548$225,276,936$145,528
Top 9%47%1,742$240,227,922$137,904
Top 10%50%1,936$254,040,437$131,219
Top 11%52%2,129$266,813,235$125,323
Top 12%55%2,323$278,878,993$120,051
Top 13%57%2,516$290,088,816$115,298
Top 14%59%2,710$300,665,313$110,947
Top 15%61%2,904$310,655,147$106,975
Top 16%63%3,097$320,098,785$103,358
Top 17%65%3,291$329,071,856$99,991
Top 18%66%3,484$337,523,783$96,878
Top 19%68%3,678$345,554,201$93,952
Top 20%69%3,872$353,188,532$91,216
Remaining 80% of recips.31%15,488$156,033,065$10,074

‡ 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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