Commodity subsidies in Iowa totaled $19.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 62 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%2,111$2,669,573,667$1,264,601
Top 2%23%4,223$4,479,852,977$1,060,822
Top 3%30%6,335$5,952,439,775$939,612
Top 4%36%8,447$7,203,222,756$852,755
Top 5%42%10,558$8,291,088,397$785,290
Top 6%47%12,670$9,253,035,590$730,311
Top 7%51%14,782$10,110,177,261$683,952
Top 8%55%16,894$10,881,068,104$644,079
Top 9%59%19,006$11,579,235,471$609,241
Top 10%62%21,117$12,213,704,240$578,383
Top 11%65%23,229$12,791,922,855$550,688
Top 12%67%25,341$13,319,039,482$525,593
Top 13%70%27,453$13,799,202,906$502,648
Top 14%72%29,565$14,238,023,619$481,584
Top 15%74%31,676$14,640,099,788$462,183
Top 16%76%33,788$15,009,232,281$444,218
Top 17%78%35,900$15,348,266,018$427,528
Top 18%79%38,012$15,660,673,764$411,993
Top 19%81%40,124$15,948,928,027$397,491
Top 20%82%42,235$16,215,757,551$383,941
Remaining 80% of recips.18%168,944$3,555,317,483$21,044

‡ 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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