Conservation payments in Washington totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 66 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%212$363,767,464$1,715,884
Top 2%28%424$554,896,485$1,308,718
Top 3%35%636$708,687,292$1,114,288
Top 4%42%848$837,308,171$987,392
Top 5%47%1,060$947,218,955$893,603
Top 6%52%1,273$1,041,537,167$818,175
Top 7%56%1,485$1,123,279,374$756,417
Top 8%59%1,697$1,196,712,868$705,193
Top 9%63%1,909$1,262,122,303$661,143
Top 10%66%2,121$1,320,216,326$622,450
Top 11%68%2,333$1,372,154,723$588,150
Top 12%70%2,546$1,419,027,587$557,356
Top 13%72%2,758$1,460,893,247$529,693
Top 14%74%2,970$1,499,045,143$504,729
Top 15%76%3,182$1,534,006,512$482,089
Top 16%78%3,394$1,566,137,910$461,443
Top 17%79%3,606$1,595,861,712$442,557
Top 18%81%3,819$1,623,349,630$425,072
Top 19%82%4,031$1,648,562,565$408,971
Top 20%83%4,243$1,671,772,303$394,007
Remaining 80% of recips.17%16,974$343,495,851$20,237

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

 

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