Conservation payments in Vermont totaled $51.8 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 65 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%33$9,817,325$297,495
Top 2%29%66$15,189,458$230,143
Top 3%37%99$19,270,438$194,651
Top 4%44%132$22,572,852$171,006
Top 5%49%165$25,270,102$153,152
Top 6%53%199$27,559,601$138,490
Top 7%57%232$29,411,923$126,776
Top 8%60%265$30,975,300$116,888
Top 9%63%298$32,370,055$108,624
Top 10%65%331$33,612,452$101,548
Top 11%67%364$34,729,825$95,412
Top 12%69%398$35,773,494$89,883
Top 13%71%431$36,702,394$85,156
Top 14%73%464$37,558,936$80,946
Top 15%74%497$38,340,816$77,145
Top 16%75%530$39,060,351$73,699
Top 17%77%564$39,739,226$70,460
Top 18%78%597$40,345,267$67,580
Top 19%79%630$40,912,442$64,940
Top 20%80%663$41,444,391$62,510
Remaining 80% of recips.20%2,655$10,341,615$3,895
 

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