USDA subsidies in Louisiana totaled $7.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Louisiana by county, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$574,950,7647.7%7.7%
2Acadia Parish, Louisiana$498,026,1286.7%14.5%
3Tensas Parish, Louisiana$451,403,9566.1%20.5%
4Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$437,564,6805.9%26.4%
5Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$424,562,4065.7%32.2%
6Franklin Parish, Louisiana$423,340,1695.7%37.9%
7Madison Parish, Louisiana$413,529,9955.6%43.4%
8Richland Parish, Louisiana$394,910,3825.3%48.7%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$393,648,8155.3%54.0%
10Concordia Parish, Louisiana$358,062,2794.8%58.9%
11Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$334,957,7804.5%63.4%
12Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$279,722,9243.8%67.2%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$258,608,8163.5%70.6%
14West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$249,201,1953.4%74.0%
15Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$246,963,8603.3%77.3%
16Rapides Parish, Louisiana$182,408,7742.5%79.8%
17Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$154,371,6422.1%81.9%
18Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$151,015,7402.0%83.9%
19Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$123,757,2691.7%85.6%
20Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$120,055,9541.6%87.2%
21Allen Parish, Louisiana$118,706,8211.6%88.8%
22Caddo Parish, Louisiana$109,246,2971.5%90.2%
23Cameron Parish, Louisiana$92,121,7761.2%91.5%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$73,082,5971.0%92.5%
25Red River Parish, Louisiana$60,497,6380.8%93.3%
26Louisiana NRCS$54,483,5950.7%94.0%
27Bossier Parish, Louisiana$37,781,3820.5%94.5%
28Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$36,658,7690.5%95.0%
29Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$35,801,4540.5%95.5%
30Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$34,279,6240.5%96.0%
31Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$31,618,9630.4%96.4%
32Grant Parish, Louisiana$29,256,0160.4%96.8%
33Washington Parish, Louisiana$27,915,7630.4%97.2%
34Iberville Parish, Louisiana$20,434,8940.3%97.4%
35Iberia Parish, Louisiana$16,377,7820.2%97.7%
36De Soto Parish, Louisiana$15,853,4110.2%97.9%
37Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$12,377,8250.2%98.0%
38West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$11,948,1030.2%98.2%
39West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$11,357,8930.2%98.4%
40East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$9,035,4780.1%98.5%
41Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$8,162,4130.1%98.6%
42Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$7,800,0220.1%98.7%
43Union Parish, Louisiana$7,616,7400.1%98.8%
44Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$6,851,5290.1%98.9%
45Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$6,623,5690.1%99.0%
46Sabine Parish, Louisiana$6,212,6890.1%99.1%
47Assumption Parish, Louisiana$5,502,4710.1%99.1%
48Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$5,182,9450.1%99.2%
49Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$5,107,5490.1%99.3%
50Webster Parish, Louisiana$4,937,1810.1%99.3%
51Saint James Parish, Louisiana$4,836,8160.1%99.4%
52Ascension Parish, Louisiana$4,218,8900.1%99.5%
53Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$4,091,3610.1%99.5%
54Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$3,538,4630.0%99.6%
55La Salle Parish, Louisiana$3,359,0320.0%99.6%
56East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$3,240,0070.0%99.7%
57Bienville Parish, Louisiana$3,022,9830.0%99.7%
58Vernon Parish, Louisiana$2,773,7840.0%99.7%
59Livingston Parish, Louisiana$2,196,6330.0%99.8%
60Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$2,046,7050.0%99.8%
61Winn Parish, Louisiana$1,433,1290.0%99.8%
62Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$1,366,3910.0%99.8%
63Orleans Parish, Louisiana$1,346,7510.0%99.8%
64Jackson Parish, Louisiana$1,099,0580.0%99.9%
65Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$848,7090.0%99.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

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

 

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