Conservation payments in West Virginia totaled $78.5 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 60 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%98$17,332,406$176,861
Top 2%30%196$23,741,987$121,133
Top 3%36%294$28,537,955$97,068
Top 4%41%393$32,545,971$82,814
Top 5%46%491$35,863,640$73,042
Top 6%49%589$38,723,700$65,745
Top 7%53%687$41,214,648$59,992
Top 8%55%786$43,446,152$55,275
Top 9%58%884$45,430,454$51,392
Top 10%60%982$47,244,329$48,110
Top 11%62%1,081$48,906,255$45,242
Top 12%64%1,179$50,410,918$42,757
Top 13%66%1,277$51,796,122$40,561
Top 14%68%1,375$53,087,176$38,609
Top 15%69%1,474$54,305,574$36,842
Top 16%71%1,572$55,438,908$35,266
Top 17%72%1,670$56,506,595$33,836
Top 18%73%1,769$57,517,947$32,514
Top 19%75%1,867$58,457,235$31,311
Top 20%76%1,965$59,346,825$30,202
Remaining 80% of recips.24%7,863$19,117,689$2,431
 

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