Conservation payments in Tennessee totaled $504 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%321$106,142,876$330,663
Top 1%21%321$106,142,876$330,663
Top 2%29%643$148,401,750$230,796
Top 2%29%643$148,401,750$230,796
Top 3%36%964$180,111,955$186,838
Top 3%36%964$180,111,955$186,838
Top 4%41%1,286$205,566,628$159,850
Top 4%41%1,286$205,566,628$159,850
Top 5%45%1,607$227,127,442$141,336
Top 5%45%1,607$227,127,442$141,336
Top 6%49%1,929$245,918,534$127,485
Top 6%49%1,929$245,918,534$127,485
Top 7%52%2,250$262,375,729$116,611
Top 7%52%2,250$262,375,729$116,611
Top 8%55%2,572$276,936,161$107,673
Top 8%55%2,572$276,936,161$107,673
Top 9%58%2,894$290,126,143$100,251
Top 9%58%2,894$290,126,143$100,251
Top 10%60%3,215$302,164,594$93,986
Top 10%60%3,215$302,164,594$93,986
Top 11%62%3,537$313,283,801$88,573
Top 11%62%3,537$313,283,801$88,573
Top 12%64%3,858$323,520,392$83,857
Top 12%64%3,858$323,520,392$83,857
Top 13%66%4,180$332,992,988$79,663
Top 13%66%4,180$332,992,988$79,663
Top 14%68%4,501$341,735,948$75,924
Top 14%68%4,501$341,735,948$75,924
Top 15%69%4,823$349,907,976$72,550
Top 15%69%4,823$349,907,976$72,550
Top 16%71%5,145$357,542,322$69,493
Top 16%71%5,145$357,542,322$69,493
Top 17%72%5,466$364,669,773$66,716
Top 17%72%5,466$364,669,773$66,716
Top 18%74%5,788$371,375,154$64,163
Top 18%74%5,788$371,375,154$64,163
Top 19%75%6,109$377,664,127$61,821
Top 19%75%6,109$377,664,127$61,821
Top 20%76%6,431$383,615,301$59,651
Top 20%76%6,431$383,615,301$59,651
Remaining 80% of recips.24%25,726$120,149,146$4,670
Remaining 80% of recips.24%25,726$120,149,146$4,670

‡ 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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