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Table 2

Freedom to Farm in Iowa: Table 2

January 12, 2000

The top 20 percent of farm subsidy recipients in Iowa received nearly 65 percent of all payments.

Percentile Rank Percentage of Total Payments to Percentile Number of Recipients in Percentile Total Payments to Percentile Average Payment per Recipient in Percentile
1% 8.6% 1181 $174,289,969 $147,578
2% 14.7% 2362 $297,294,096 $125,865
3% 19.9% 3543 $401,099,895 $113,209
4% 24.4% 4724 $492,105,194 $104,171
5% 28.5% 5904 $573,936,933 $97,212
6% 32.2% 7085 $648,356,237 $91,511
7% 35.6% 8266 $716,855,955 $86,723
8% 38.7% 9447 $780,257,830 $82,593
9% 41.6% 10627 $839,329,228 $78,981
10% 44.4% 11808 $894,695,309 $75,770
11% 47.0% 12989 $946,774,697 $72,890
12% 49.4% 14170 $995,851,269 $70,279
13% 51.7% 15350 $1,042,341,622 $67,905
14% 53.9% 16531 $1,086,484,748 $65,724
15% 56.0% 17712 $1,128,407,233 $63,709
16% 57.9% 18893 $1,168,275,452 $61,836
17% 59.8% 20073 $1,206,122,698 $60,087
18% 61.6% 21254 $1,242,156,179 $58,443
19% 63.3% 22435 $1,276,519,757 $56,899
20% 64.9% 23616 $1,309,249,890 $55,439