Conservation payments in West Virginia totaled $80.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 61 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%98$17,686,857$180,478
Top 2%30%197$24,393,277$123,824
Top 3%37%296$29,392,227$99,298
Top 4%42%395$33,513,788$84,845
Top 5%46%494$36,970,283$74,839
Top 6%50%593$39,944,562$67,360
Top 7%53%692$42,528,207$61,457
Top 8%56%790$44,793,081$56,700
Top 9%58%889$46,837,574$52,686
Top 10%61%988$48,703,054$49,295
Top 11%63%1,087$50,397,637$46,364
Top 12%65%1,186$51,954,995$43,807
Top 13%66%1,285$53,378,693$41,540
Top 14%68%1,384$54,703,824$39,526
Top 15%70%1,482$55,925,314$37,736
Top 16%71%1,581$57,085,378$36,107
Top 17%72%1,680$58,179,241$34,631
Top 18%74%1,779$59,207,505$33,281
Top 19%75%1,878$60,171,213$32,040
Top 20%76%1,977$61,082,735$30,897
Remaining 80% of recips.24%7,909$19,354,384$2,447

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

 

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