Conservation payments in 2nd District of Illinois (Rep. Robin Kelly) totaled $17.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 25 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%2%4$23,775$5,944
Top 2%5%9$53,092$5,899
Top 3%8%14$82,211$5,872
Top 4%10%19$110,633$5,823
Top 5%13%24$138,211$5,759
Top 6%15%29$165,086$5,693
Top 7%18%34$191,335$5,628
Top 8%20%39$216,892$5,561
Top 9%23%44$241,982$5,500
Top 10%25%49$266,767$5,444
Top 11%27%54$290,958$5,388
Top 12%29%59$314,193$5,325
Top 13%31%64$336,801$5,263
Top 14%33%69$358,395$5,194
Top 15%35%74$379,653$5,130
Top 16%37%79$400,396$5,068
Top 17%39%84$420,731$5,009
Top 18%41%89$440,591$4,950
Top 19%43%94$460,033$4,894
Top 20%45%99$479,041$4,839
Remaining 80% of recips.55%399$595,705$1,493

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

 

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