Conservation payments in 12th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost) totaled $223 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 37 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%9%34$939,910$27,644
Top 2%14%68$1,510,679$22,216
Top 3%18%103$1,998,117$19,399
Top 4%22%137$2,399,764$17,517
Top 5%25%171$2,751,839$16,093
Top 6%28%206$3,060,456$14,857
Top 7%31%240$3,328,757$13,870
Top 8%33%275$3,581,624$13,024
Top 9%35%309$3,800,789$12,300
Top 10%37%343$4,004,229$11,674
Top 11%39%378$4,207,952$11,132
Top 12%40%412$4,401,021$10,682
Top 13%42%446$4,589,064$10,289
Top 14%44%481$4,778,734$9,935
Top 15%45%515$4,958,983$9,629
Top 16%47%550$5,140,416$9,346
Top 17%49%584$5,312,696$9,097
Top 18%50%618$5,481,494$8,870
Top 19%52%653$5,651,497$8,655
Top 20%53%687$5,812,858$8,461
Remaining 80% of recips.47%2,751$5,101,941$1,855

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

 

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