Conservation payments in 15th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus) totaled $831 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 32 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%9%152$3,517,281$23,140
Top 2%13%304$5,272,535$17,344
Top 3%16%456$6,556,169$14,378
Top 4%19%608$7,587,632$12,480
Top 5%21%760$8,496,654$11,180
Top 6%24%912$9,384,002$10,289
Top 7%26%1,064$10,252,310$9,636
Top 8%28%1,216$11,102,044$9,130
Top 9%30%1,368$11,931,605$8,722
Top 10%32%1,520$12,743,869$8,384
Top 11%34%1,672$13,540,085$8,098
Top 12%36%1,824$14,320,181$7,851
Top 13%38%1,976$15,083,716$7,633
Top 14%40%2,128$15,828,781$7,438
Top 15%42%2,281$16,559,883$7,260
Top 16%43%2,433$17,269,797$7,098
Top 17%45%2,585$17,964,138$6,949
Top 18%47%2,737$18,642,427$6,811
Top 19%48%2,889$19,306,814$6,683
Top 20%50%3,041$19,955,531$6,562
Remaining 80% of recips.50%12,166$19,909,654$1,637

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

 

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