USDA subsidies in Polk County, Iowa totaled $194 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 71 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%28$30,664,299$1,095,154
Top 2%32%56$49,292,118$880,216
Top 3%40%84$62,968,250$749,622
Top 4%47%112$73,902,303$659,842
Top 5%53%141$82,944,194$588,257
Top 6%58%169$90,564,668$535,886
Top 7%62%197$96,879,413$491,774
Top 8%66%225$102,167,195$454,076
Top 9%68%253$106,757,933$421,968
Top 10%71%282$110,885,403$393,211
Top 11%73%310$114,437,503$369,153
Top 12%75%338$117,553,431$347,791
Top 13%77%366$120,460,596$329,127
Top 14%79%395$123,168,626$311,819
Top 15%80%423$125,447,556$296,566
Top 16%82%451$127,560,609$282,839
Top 17%83%479$129,501,069$270,357
Top 18%84%507$131,266,706$258,909
Top 19%85%536$132,913,233$247,972
Top 20%86%564$134,384,556$238,270
Remaining 80% of recips.14%2,258$21,557,510$9,547

‡ 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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