Conservation payments in Vermont totaled $52.2 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%33$9,840,284$298,190
Top 1%19%33$9,840,284$298,190
Top 2%29%66$15,242,106$230,941
Top 2%29%66$15,242,106$230,941
Top 3%37%99$19,345,191$195,406
Top 3%37%99$19,345,191$195,406
Top 4%43%132$22,668,513$171,731
Top 4%43%132$22,668,513$171,731
Top 5%49%166$25,455,953$153,349
Top 5%49%166$25,455,953$153,349
Top 6%53%199$27,684,186$139,117
Top 6%53%199$27,684,186$139,117
Top 7%57%232$29,544,766$127,348
Top 7%57%232$29,544,766$127,348
Top 8%60%265$31,118,827$117,430
Top 8%60%265$31,118,827$117,430
Top 9%62%298$32,531,262$109,165
Top 9%62%298$32,531,262$109,165
Top 10%65%332$33,828,977$101,895
Top 10%65%332$33,828,977$101,895
Top 11%67%365$34,952,136$95,759
Top 11%67%365$34,952,136$95,759
Top 12%69%398$35,970,648$90,379
Top 12%69%398$35,970,648$90,379
Top 13%71%431$36,906,123$85,629
Top 13%71%431$36,906,123$85,629
Top 14%72%464$37,771,057$81,403
Top 14%72%464$37,771,057$81,403
Top 15%74%498$38,582,519$77,475
Top 15%74%498$38,582,519$77,475
Top 16%75%531$39,313,351$74,036
Top 16%75%531$39,313,351$74,036
Top 17%77%564$39,989,162$70,903
Top 17%77%564$39,989,162$70,903
Top 18%78%597$40,608,469$68,021
Top 18%78%597$40,608,469$68,021
Top 19%79%630$41,184,593$65,372
Top 19%79%630$41,184,593$65,372
Top 20%80%664$41,739,463$62,861
Top 20%80%664$41,739,463$62,861
Remaining 80% of recips.20%2,656$10,435,631$3,929
Remaining 80% of recips.20%2,656$10,435,631$3,929

‡ 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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