Conservation payments in 17th District of Texas (Rep. Bill Flores) totaled $9.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 35 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%11%11$290,342$26,395
Top 2%16%23$422,093$18,352
Top 3%19%34$498,183$14,652
Top 4%22%46$568,933$12,368
Top 5%24%58$637,103$10,985
Top 6%27%69$696,836$10,099
Top 7%29%81$758,106$9,359
Top 8%31%93$815,533$8,769
Top 9%33%104$866,077$8,328
Top 10%35%116$918,431$7,918
Top 11%37%128$969,081$7,571
Top 12%39%139$1,013,823$7,294
Top 13%41%151$1,061,251$7,028
Top 14%42%162$1,103,661$6,813
Top 15%44%174$1,148,139$6,599
Top 16%46%186$1,190,805$6,402
Top 17%47%197$1,229,305$6,240
Top 18%49%209$1,271,293$6,083
Top 19%50%221$1,312,992$5,941
Top 20%52%232$1,350,442$5,821
Remaining 80% of recips.48%932$1,258,202$1,350

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

 

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