Total Direct Payments in Iowa totaled $5.2 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Congressional Districts in Iowa Receiving Total Direct Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank District Total Direct Payments
Pct of
14th District of Iowa (Rep. Steve King)$2,544,397,82848.6%48.6%
21st District of Iowa (Rep. Abby Finkenauer)$1,117,668,20721.4%70.0%
32nd District of Iowa (Rep. David Loebsack)$881,263,92316.8%86.8%
43rd District of Iowa (Rep. Cynthia Axne)$592,602,70611.3%98.2%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.


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