Conservation payments in 8th District of Georgia (Rep. Austin Scott) totaled $123 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 23 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%3%29$197,946$6,826
Top 2%5%59$373,919$6,338
Top 3%8%89$545,604$6,130
Top 4%10%119$713,948$6,000
Top 5%12%149$879,493$5,903
Top 6%14%179$1,041,516$5,819
Top 7%16%208$1,194,718$5,744
Top 8%19%238$1,349,273$5,669
Top 9%21%268$1,499,688$5,596
Top 10%23%298$1,647,384$5,528
Top 11%25%328$1,791,691$5,462
Top 12%27%358$1,933,279$5,400
Top 13%29%387$2,067,132$5,341
Top 14%30%417$2,203,514$5,284
Top 15%32%447$2,337,351$5,229
Top 16%34%477$2,467,720$5,173
Top 17%36%507$2,595,121$5,119
Top 18%38%537$2,719,862$5,065
Top 19%39%566$2,838,209$5,015
Top 20%41%596$2,958,232$4,963
Remaining 80% of recips.59%2,388$4,288,891$1,796

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

 

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