Conservation payments in 34th District of Texas (Rep. Filemon Vela) totaled $359 from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 24 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%3%6$35,180$5,863
Top 2%5%12$69,237$5,770
Top 3%8%19$107,479$5,657
Top 4%10%25$139,568$5,583
Top 5%12%31$170,619$5,504
Top 6%15%38$206,282$5,428
Top 7%17%44$236,499$5,375
Top 8%19%50$266,297$5,326
Top 9%22%57$300,326$5,269
Top 10%24%63$328,503$5,214
Top 11%26%69$355,208$5,148
Top 12%28%76$385,547$5,073
Top 13%30%82$410,994$5,012
Top 14%32%88$436,088$4,956
Top 15%34%95$464,308$4,887
Top 16%36%101$487,692$4,829
Top 17%37%107$510,292$4,769
Top 18%39%114$535,796$4,700
Top 19%41%120$557,045$4,642
Top 20%42%126$578,045$4,588
Remaining 80% of recips.58%508$795,652$1,566

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

 

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