Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payments in Vermont totaled $1.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) payment recipients were paid 50 percent of Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP) recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%5$222,000$44,400
Top 2%21%10$317,908$31,791
Top 3%27%16$407,165$25,448
Top 4%31%21$471,445$22,450
Top 5%35%26$527,953$20,306
Top 6%39%32$588,594$18,394
Top 7%42%37$633,497$17,122
Top 8%45%42$675,553$16,085
Top 9%48%48$721,272$15,027
Top 10%50%53$757,641$14,295
Top 11%52%58$790,744$13,634
Top 12%55%64$826,623$12,916
Top 13%57%69$853,946$12,376
Top 14%58%74$879,893$11,890
Top 15%60%80$908,736$11,359
Top 16%62%85$930,895$10,952
Top 17%63%90$951,347$10,571
Top 18%65%96$974,771$10,154
Top 19%66%101$993,645$9,838
Top 20%67%107$1,015,287$9,489
Remaining 80% of recips.33%428$494,557$1,156

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

 

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