Total Direct Payments in Louisiana totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Total Direct Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank County Total Direct Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Acadia Parish, Louisiana$119,695,0739.0%9.0%
2Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$108,833,4388.2%17.3%
3Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$105,903,4738.0%25.3%
4Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$105,304,0998.0%33.2%
5Tensas Parish, Louisiana$72,282,5455.5%38.7%
6East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$64,902,8064.9%43.6%
7Madison Parish, Louisiana$64,848,5614.9%48.5%
8Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$63,771,6454.8%53.3%
9Richland Parish, Louisiana$62,637,1824.7%58.1%
10Franklin Parish, Louisiana$62,048,9434.7%62.8%
11Concordia Parish, Louisiana$52,646,7594.0%66.7%
12Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$48,862,8773.7%70.4%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$48,843,8183.7%74.1%
14Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$36,359,0492.7%76.9%
15Rapides Parish, Louisiana$33,147,0722.5%79.4%
16West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$33,070,4112.5%81.9%
17Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$31,641,9492.4%84.3%
18Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$29,363,8222.2%86.5%
19Allen Parish, Louisiana$29,224,3452.2%88.7%
20Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$25,899,1642.0%90.6%
21Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$24,071,2781.8%92.5%
22Cameron Parish, Louisiana$19,595,0391.5%93.9%
23Caddo Parish, Louisiana$19,537,2261.5%95.4%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$10,102,2950.8%96.2%
25Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$8,280,1180.6%96.8%
26Red River Parish, Louisiana$8,199,0820.6%97.4%
27Bossier Parish, Louisiana$6,463,9210.5%97.9%
28Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$5,926,6370.4%98.4%
29Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$4,937,6970.4%98.7%
30Grant Parish, Louisiana$4,437,7360.3%99.1%
31Iberville Parish, Louisiana$2,889,6000.2%99.3%
32Iberia Parish, Louisiana$2,389,3530.2%99.5%
33West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$1,939,2430.1%99.6%
34De Soto Parish, Louisiana$745,6480.1%99.7%
35East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$494,4110.0%99.7%
36La Salle Parish, Louisiana$427,1540.0%99.8%
37Ascension Parish, Louisiana$412,9230.0%99.8%
38West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$410,4700.0%99.8%
39Washington Parish, Louisiana$394,8060.0%99.8%
40Saint James Parish, Louisiana$381,7390.0%99.9%
41Bienville Parish, Louisiana$368,4220.0%99.9%
42Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$321,9280.0%99.9%
43Webster Parish, Louisiana$208,8070.0%99.9%
44Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$147,5520.0%100.0%
45East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$139,2730.0%100.0%
46Assumption Parish, Louisiana$113,7110.0%100.0%
47Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$79,4020.0%100.0%
48Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$79,3540.0%100.0%
49Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$50,3730.0%100.0%
50Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$45,7910.0%100.0%
51Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$43,1900.0%100.0%
52Vernon Parish, Louisiana$33,8360.0%100.0%
53Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$21,3790.0%100.0%
54Winn Parish, Louisiana$20,5740.0%100.0%
55Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$16,5790.0%100.0%
56Union Parish, Louisiana$2,2640.0%100.0%
57Jackson Parish, Louisiana$1,5140.0%100.0%

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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