Conservation payments in 6th District of Texas (Rep. Ron Wright) totaled $5.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%10%3$78,949$26,316
Top 1%10%3$78,949$26,316
Top 2%14%7$111,304$15,901
Top 2%14%7$111,304$15,901
Top 3%16%10$128,897$12,890
Top 3%16%10$128,897$12,890
Top 4%19%14$151,471$10,819
Top 4%19%14$151,471$10,819
Top 5%21%17$168,124$9,890
Top 5%21%17$168,124$9,890
Top 6%24%21$189,391$9,019
Top 6%24%21$189,391$9,019
Top 7%26%24$205,048$8,544
Top 7%26%24$205,048$8,544
Top 8%28%28$224,954$8,034
Top 8%28%28$224,954$8,034
Top 9%30%31$239,301$7,719
Top 9%30%31$239,301$7,719
Top 10%32%35$257,652$7,361
Top 10%32%35$257,652$7,361
Top 11%34%38$271,295$7,139
Top 11%34%38$271,295$7,139
Top 12%36%42$289,190$6,885
Top 12%36%42$289,190$6,885
Top 13%38%45$302,250$6,717
Top 13%38%45$302,250$6,717
Top 14%40%49$319,308$6,516
Top 14%40%49$319,308$6,516
Top 15%41%52$331,694$6,379
Top 15%41%52$331,694$6,379
Top 16%43%56$347,740$6,210
Top 16%43%56$347,740$6,210
Top 17%45%60$363,017$6,050
Top 17%45%60$363,017$6,050
Top 18%47%63$374,130$5,939
Top 18%47%63$374,130$5,939
Top 19%48%67$388,647$5,801
Top 19%48%67$388,647$5,801
Top 20%50%70$399,293$5,704
Top 20%50%70$399,293$5,704
Remaining 80% of recips.50%283$402,419$1,422
Remaining 80% of recips.50%283$402,419$1,422

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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