Conservation payments in Tennessee totaled $490 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 60 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%319$102,750,355$322,101
Top 2%29%639$143,445,358$224,484
Top 3%36%958$174,017,299$181,646
Top 4%41%1,278$198,800,061$155,556
Top 5%45%1,597$219,751,437$137,603
Top 6%49%1,917$238,048,497$124,178
Top 7%52%2,237$254,071,025$113,577
Top 8%55%2,556$268,200,989$104,930
Top 9%57%2,876$281,040,879$97,719
Top 10%60%3,195$292,741,086$91,625
Top 11%62%3,515$303,559,910$86,361
Top 12%64%3,834$313,511,300$81,771
Top 13%66%4,154$322,727,438$77,691
Top 14%68%4,474$331,265,875$74,042
Top 15%69%4,793$339,192,062$70,768
Top 16%71%5,113$346,603,446$67,789
Top 17%72%5,432$353,547,063$65,086
Top 18%74%5,752$360,073,771$62,600
Top 19%75%6,072$366,222,790$60,313
Top 20%76%6,391$372,018,312$58,210
Remaining 80% of recips.24%25,567$117,827,792$4,609
 

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