Conservation payments in West Virginia totaled $79.3 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%98$17,491,638$178,486
Top 1%22%98$17,491,638$178,486
Top 2%30%196$24,002,708$122,463
Top 2%30%196$24,002,708$122,463
Top 3%36%295$28,907,237$97,991
Top 3%36%295$28,907,237$97,991
Top 4%42%393$32,930,819$83,793
Top 4%42%393$32,930,819$83,793
Top 5%46%492$36,326,611$73,835
Top 5%46%492$36,326,611$73,835
Top 6%49%590$39,231,034$66,493
Top 6%49%590$39,231,034$66,493
Top 7%53%689$41,779,190$60,637
Top 7%53%689$41,779,190$60,637
Top 8%56%787$44,015,406$55,928
Top 8%56%787$44,015,406$55,928
Top 9%58%885$46,018,345$51,998
Top 9%58%885$46,018,345$51,998
Top 10%60%984$47,864,084$48,642
Top 10%60%984$47,864,084$48,642
Top 11%62%1,082$49,521,028$45,768
Top 11%62%1,082$49,521,028$45,768
Top 12%64%1,181$51,055,141$43,230
Top 12%64%1,181$51,055,141$43,230
Top 13%66%1,279$52,449,670$41,008
Top 13%66%1,279$52,449,670$41,008
Top 14%68%1,378$53,761,396$39,014
Top 14%68%1,378$53,761,396$39,014
Top 15%69%1,476$54,972,057$37,244
Top 15%69%1,476$54,972,057$37,244
Top 16%71%1,575$56,121,223$35,633
Top 16%71%1,575$56,121,223$35,633
Top 17%72%1,673$57,193,237$34,186
Top 17%72%1,673$57,193,237$34,186
Top 18%73%1,771$58,202,875$32,864
Top 18%73%1,771$58,202,875$32,864
Top 19%75%1,870$59,159,686$31,636
Top 19%75%1,870$59,159,686$31,636
Top 20%76%1,968$60,055,991$30,516
Top 20%76%1,968$60,055,991$30,516
Remaining 80% of recips.24%7,876$19,234,672$2,442
Remaining 80% of recips.24%7,876$19,234,672$2,442

‡ 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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