Conservation payments in Polk County, Iowa totaled $16.6 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 56 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%6$2,017,296$336,216
Top 2%20%12$3,289,000$274,083
Top 3%27%19$4,488,922$236,259
Top 4%32%25$5,314,036$212,561
Top 5%37%32$6,174,950$192,967
Top 6%41%38$6,849,789$180,258
Top 7%46%45$7,582,121$168,492
Top 8%49%51$8,154,596$159,894
Top 9%53%58$8,765,921$151,137
Top 10%56%64$9,247,076$144,486
Top 11%59%71$9,754,386$137,386
Top 12%61%77$10,152,966$131,857
Top 13%63%84$10,561,315$125,730
Top 14%65%90$10,872,607$120,807
Top 15%67%97$11,211,725$115,585
Top 16%69%103$11,472,376$111,382
Top 17%71%110$11,746,833$106,789
Top 18%72%116$11,966,827$103,162
Top 19%73%123$12,209,387$99,263
Top 20%74%129$12,397,494$96,105
Remaining 80% of recips.26%520$4,247,515$8,168
 

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