Conservation payments in Tennessee totaled $478 million from 1995-2016.

From 1995 to 2016, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 59 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2016 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%318$99,416,697$312,631
Top 2%29%637$138,569,105$217,534
Top 3%35%955$167,975,750$175,891
Top 4%40%1,274$191,981,821$150,692
Top 5%44%1,593$212,419,069$133,345
Top 6%48%1,911$230,139,674$120,429
Top 7%51%2,230$245,743,133$110,199
Top 8%54%2,548$259,519,887$101,852
Top 9%57%2,867$272,042,916$94,888
Top 10%59%3,186$283,508,302$88,986
Top 11%62%3,504$294,039,241$83,915
Top 12%64%3,823$303,787,733$79,463
Top 13%65%4,141$312,782,068$75,533
Top 14%67%4,460$321,163,367$72,010
Top 15%69%4,779$328,964,179$68,835
Top 16%70%5,097$336,224,423$65,965
Top 17%72%5,416$343,076,674$63,345
Top 18%73%5,734$349,461,544$60,946
Top 19%74%6,053$355,487,327$58,729
Top 20%76%6,372$361,174,201$56,681
Remaining 80% of recips.24%25,489$116,433,746$4,568
 

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