Commodity subsidies in Iowa totaled $22.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 63 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%2,191$3,076,473,879$1,404,141
Top 2%23%4,383$5,117,489,878$1,167,577
Top 3%31%6,575$6,769,296,900$1,029,551
Top 4%37%8,766$8,168,034,339$931,786
Top 5%43%10,958$9,383,024,053$856,272
Top 6%48%13,150$10,454,275,148$795,002
Top 7%52%15,341$11,409,799,716$743,746
Top 8%56%17,533$12,265,751,138$699,581
Top 9%59%19,725$13,039,230,736$661,051
Top 10%63%21,916$13,740,600,927$626,967
Top 11%65%24,108$14,378,126,023$596,405
Top 12%68%26,300$14,956,805,560$568,700
Top 13%71%28,491$15,483,860,192$543,465
Top 14%73%30,683$15,964,751,224$520,313
Top 15%75%32,875$16,405,015,790$499,012
Top 16%77%35,067$16,808,462,785$479,324
Top 17%78%37,258$17,178,900,912$461,080
Top 18%80%39,450$17,519,006,262$444,081
Top 19%81%41,642$17,832,622,847$428,236
Top 20%83%43,833$18,122,200,398$413,437
Remaining 80% of recips.17%175,336$3,839,025,570$21,895

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

 

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