Conservation payments in Texas totaled $3.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 64 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%902$707,566,515$784,442
Top 2%28%1,805$1,096,526,076$607,494
Top 3%36%2,707$1,383,841,479$511,209
Top 4%42%3,610$1,615,297,950$447,451
Top 5%47%4,512$1,806,741,207$400,430
Top 6%51%5,415$1,971,477,697$364,077
Top 7%55%6,317$2,114,899,921$334,795
Top 8%58%7,220$2,242,380,307$310,579
Top 9%61%8,122$2,355,563,600$290,023
Top 10%64%9,025$2,457,517,584$272,301
Top 11%66%9,927$2,549,888,672$256,864
Top 12%68%10,830$2,634,098,770$243,222
Top 13%70%11,732$2,711,201,140$231,095
Top 14%72%12,635$2,781,755,888$220,163
Top 15%74%13,537$2,846,915,501$210,306
Top 16%76%14,440$2,907,261,154$201,334
Top 17%77%15,342$2,963,096,157$193,136
Top 18%78%16,245$3,014,985,834$185,595
Top 19%80%17,147$3,063,029,292$178,634
Top 20%81%18,050$3,107,826,152$172,179
Remaining 80% of recips.19%72,202$741,360,595$10,268

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

 

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