Wheat Subsidies in Iowa totaled $34.6 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 62 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%225$6,231,452$27,695
Top 2%28%451$9,253,198$20,517
Top 3%35%677$11,453,140$16,917
Top 4%41%903$13,269,298$14,695
Top 5%45%1,129$14,801,864$13,111
Top 6%50%1,355$16,137,412$11,910
Top 7%53%1,581$17,321,895$10,956
Top 8%56%1,807$18,379,109$10,171
Top 9%59%2,033$19,332,802$9,509
Top 10%62%2,258$20,188,134$8,941
Top 11%64%2,484$20,973,125$8,443
Top 12%67%2,710$21,697,300$8,006
Top 13%69%2,936$22,365,585$7,618
Top 14%71%3,162$22,980,453$7,268
Top 15%72%3,388$23,549,311$6,951
Top 16%74%3,614$24,075,143$6,662
Top 17%75%3,840$24,563,269$6,397
Top 18%77%4,066$25,016,150$6,153
Top 19%78%4,291$25,437,358$5,928
Top 20%79%4,517$25,833,326$5,719
Remaining 80% of recips.21%18,072$6,750,958$374

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

 

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