USDA subsidies in Louisiana totaled $7.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Total USDA - Subsidies in Louisiana by county, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Total USDA - Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$538,963,8867.7%7.7%
2Acadia Parish, Louisiana$468,529,1376.7%14.5%
3Tensas Parish, Louisiana$425,663,2896.1%20.6%
4Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$412,484,7235.9%26.5%
5Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$405,278,5145.8%32.3%
6Franklin Parish, Louisiana$400,702,7815.8%38.1%
7Madison Parish, Louisiana$385,117,3265.5%43.6%
8Richland Parish, Louisiana$372,034,0525.3%48.9%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$363,059,3365.2%54.1%
10Concordia Parish, Louisiana$331,361,6054.8%58.9%
11Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$314,096,4964.5%63.4%
12Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$263,596,6503.8%67.2%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$237,401,3343.4%70.6%
14West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$233,467,8833.4%73.9%
15Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$224,571,1913.2%77.2%
16Rapides Parish, Louisiana$167,126,5422.4%79.6%
17Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$144,902,4562.1%81.7%
18Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$142,133,8962.0%83.7%
19Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$118,270,8041.7%85.4%
20Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$114,594,2181.6%87.0%
21Allen Parish, Louisiana$113,319,9931.6%88.7%
22Caddo Parish, Louisiana$102,450,0501.5%90.1%
23Cameron Parish, Louisiana$87,423,2591.3%91.4%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$69,760,3491.0%92.4%
25Red River Parish, Louisiana$56,937,2520.8%93.2%
26Louisiana NRCS$54,483,5950.8%94.0%
27Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$35,740,3860.5%94.5%
28Bossier Parish, Louisiana$35,478,4790.5%95.0%
29Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$32,791,8740.5%95.5%
30Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$32,651,6620.5%95.9%
31Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$29,344,6190.4%96.4%
32Grant Parish, Louisiana$27,392,5660.4%96.8%
33Washington Parish, Louisiana$26,112,9580.4%97.1%
34Iberville Parish, Louisiana$18,481,4810.3%97.4%
35Iberia Parish, Louisiana$15,722,0920.2%97.6%
36De Soto Parish, Louisiana$15,063,2680.2%97.8%
37Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$12,358,2800.2%98.0%
38West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$11,374,5560.2%98.2%
39West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$10,558,3060.2%98.3%
40East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$8,632,9150.1%98.5%
41Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$7,686,3690.1%98.6%
42Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$7,427,7460.1%98.7%
43Union Parish, Louisiana$6,999,9960.1%98.8%
44Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$6,847,2660.1%98.9%
45Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$6,239,1740.1%99.0%
46Sabine Parish, Louisiana$5,678,2790.1%99.0%
47Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$5,080,7330.1%99.1%
48Assumption Parish, Louisiana$5,077,0620.1%99.2%
49Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$4,846,2070.1%99.3%
50Webster Parish, Louisiana$4,716,0760.1%99.3%
51Saint James Parish, Louisiana$4,619,2710.1%99.4%
52Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$4,056,7880.1%99.5%
53Ascension Parish, Louisiana$3,990,0910.1%99.5%
54Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$3,254,6240.0%99.6%
55East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$3,130,1180.0%99.6%
56La Salle Parish, Louisiana$3,097,1660.0%99.6%
57Bienville Parish, Louisiana$2,928,0670.0%99.7%
58Vernon Parish, Louisiana$2,719,5250.0%99.7%
59Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$2,046,7050.0%99.8%
60Livingston Parish, Louisiana$1,880,4760.0%99.8%
61Winn Parish, Louisiana$1,347,5680.0%99.8%
62Orleans Parish, Louisiana$1,346,7510.0%99.8%
63Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$1,333,3990.0%99.8%
64Jackson Parish, Louisiana$1,028,3530.0%99.9%
65Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$807,1150.0%99.9%

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ 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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