Conservation payments in Gaines County, Texas totaled $148 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 52 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%11%16$16,538,988$1,033,687
Top 2%18%32$26,867,187$839,600
Top 3%25%49$36,498,399$744,865
Top 4%30%65$44,518,960$684,907
Top 5%35%82$51,722,413$630,761
Top 6%39%98$57,595,201$587,706
Top 7%43%115$63,148,680$549,119
Top 8%46%131$67,906,453$518,370
Top 9%49%148$72,562,697$490,288
Top 10%52%164$76,571,912$466,902
Top 11%55%181$80,487,299$444,681
Top 12%57%197$83,961,014$426,198
Top 13%59%214$87,422,986$408,519
Top 14%61%230$90,421,637$393,138
Top 15%63%247$93,371,301$378,021
Top 16%65%263$95,994,958$365,000
Top 17%67%279$98,461,601$352,909
Top 18%68%296$100,932,505$340,988
Top 19%70%312$103,164,940$330,657
Top 20%71%329$105,406,186$320,384
Remaining 80% of recips.29%1,318$42,268,326$32,070

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

 

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