Commodity subsidies in Polk County, Iowa totaled $144 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 73 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%26$28,318,474$1,089,172
Top 2%32%52$45,938,820$883,439
Top 3%41%78$59,230,030$759,359
Top 4%49%105$70,408,224$670,555
Top 5%55%131$79,034,980$603,320
Top 6%60%157$86,181,565$548,927
Top 7%64%183$92,061,318$503,067
Top 8%68%210$97,213,409$462,921
Top 9%71%236$101,412,116$429,712
Top 10%73%262$105,025,145$400,859
Top 11%75%289$108,298,977$374,737
Top 12%77%315$111,079,390$352,633
Top 13%79%341$113,588,806$333,105
Top 14%81%367$115,837,838$315,634
Top 15%82%394$117,938,089$299,335
Top 16%83%420$119,801,444$285,242
Top 17%85%446$121,477,119$272,370
Top 18%86%473$123,069,434$260,189
Top 19%87%499$124,452,961$249,405
Top 20%87%525$125,728,868$239,484
Remaining 80% of recips.13%2,103$17,978,332$8,549

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

 

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