Deficiency Payments in Louisiana totaled $146 million from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Deficiency Payments payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Deficiency Payments
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Acadia Parish, Louisiana$25,690,69517.5%17.5%
2Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$24,380,81016.6%34.2%
3Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$22,970,50915.7%49.9%
4Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$13,471,5709.2%59.1%
5Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$11,220,8207.7%66.7%
6Allen Parish, Louisiana$7,107,1164.9%71.6%
7Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$6,993,8614.8%76.3%
8Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$5,762,3693.9%80.3%
9East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$3,684,0752.5%82.8%
10Cameron Parish, Louisiana$3,379,6042.3%85.1%
11Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$3,089,7792.1%87.2%
12Richland Parish, Louisiana$3,033,0712.1%89.3%
13Concordia Parish, Louisiana$1,864,9661.3%90.6%
14Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$1,744,6381.2%91.7%
15Rapides Parish, Louisiana$1,477,4941.0%92.8%
16Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$1,448,0451.0%93.7%
17Madison Parish, Louisiana$1,363,8390.9%94.7%
18West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$1,273,8090.9%95.5%
19Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$1,044,5530.7%96.3%
20Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$1,033,3860.7%97.0%
21Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$937,4100.6%97.6%
22Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$837,4300.6%98.2%
23Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$630,8160.4%98.6%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$576,9470.4%99.0%
25Tensas Parish, Louisiana$557,5010.4%99.4%
26Red River Parish, Louisiana$411,2470.3%99.7%
27Iberia Parish, Louisiana$373,3420.3%99.9%
28Iberville Parish, Louisiana$102,5510.1%100.0%
29Bossier Parish, Louisiana$72,1760.0%100.0%
30West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$67,1370.0%100.1%
31Ascension Parish, Louisiana$55,0360.0%100.1%
32Saint James Parish, Louisiana$53,7040.0%100.2%
33De Soto Parish, Louisiana$45,1510.0%100.2%
34West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$35,3000.0%100.2%
35Assumption Parish, Louisiana$25,7760.0%100.2%
36East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$24,6530.0%100.2%
37East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$15,8610.0%100.3%
38Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$15,2560.0%100.3%
39Grant Parish, Louisiana$12,5760.0%100.3%
40Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$11,5930.0%100.3%
41Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$6,8650.0%100.3%
42Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$6,2950.0%100.3%
43Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$4,0630.0%100.3%
44Webster Parish, Louisiana$3,5260.0%100.3%
45Bienville Parish, Louisiana$3,2630.0%100.3%
46Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$2,4970.0%100.3%
47Winn Parish, Louisiana$2,2950.0%100.3%
48Washington Parish, Louisiana$1,9000.0%100.3%
49Jackson Parish, Louisiana$9050.0%100.3%
50Union Parish, Louisiana$-1,897-0.0%100.3%
51La Salle Parish, Louisiana$-5,004-0.0%100.3%
52Caddo Parish, Louisiana$-120,124-0.1%100.2%
53Franklin Parish, Louisiana$-311,475-0.2%100.0%

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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