Conservation payments in 9th District of California (Rep. Jerry McNerney) totaled $8.3 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 19 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%1%1$6,000$6,000
Top 2%4%3$17,939$5,980
Top 3%6%5$29,522$5,904
Top 4%8%7$40,622$5,803
Top 5%10%9$51,392$5,710
Top 6%12%11$61,719$5,611
Top 7%14%13$71,773$5,521
Top 8%16%15$81,578$5,439
Top 9%18%17$90,762$5,339
Top 10%19%18$95,334$5,296
Top 11%21%20$104,402$5,220
Top 12%22%22$113,235$5,147
Top 13%24%24$121,673$5,070
Top 14%26%26$129,741$4,990
Top 15%27%28$137,572$4,913
Top 16%29%30$145,254$4,842
Top 17%30%32$152,630$4,770
Top 18%32%34$159,630$4,695
Top 19%32%35$163,130$4,661
Top 20%34%37$170,130$4,598
Remaining 80% of recips.66%152$334,533$2,201

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

 

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