Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $5.2 billion from 1995-2019‡.

Counties in Louisiana Receiving Commodity Payments, 1995-2019‡

Rank County Subtotal, Farming Subsidies
1995-2019‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
1Acadia Parish, Louisiana$439,307,1988.5%8.5%
2Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$403,798,0417.8%16.3%
3Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$387,832,9757.5%23.8%
4Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$378,248,2837.3%31.2%
5Tensas Parish, Louisiana$320,656,8016.2%37.4%
6Franklin Parish, Louisiana$281,253,6425.4%42.8%
7East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$275,236,6555.3%48.2%
8Madison Parish, Louisiana$261,664,0325.1%53.2%
9Richland Parish, Louisiana$252,252,0354.9%58.1%
10Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$237,478,5774.6%62.7%
11Concordia Parish, Louisiana$210,398,3534.1%66.8%
12Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$197,749,3173.8%70.6%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$175,819,5373.4%74.0%
14Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$139,910,8032.7%76.8%
15West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$128,621,9972.5%79.2%
16Rapides Parish, Louisiana$123,542,5242.4%81.6%
17Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$107,492,2572.1%83.7%
18Allen Parish, Louisiana$104,874,9562.0%85.8%
19Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$104,362,5282.0%87.8%
20Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$95,472,4341.8%89.6%
21Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$90,257,5201.7%91.4%
22Cameron Parish, Louisiana$79,200,7211.5%92.9%
23Caddo Parish, Louisiana$77,670,5301.5%94.4%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$42,216,3600.8%95.2%
25Red River Parish, Louisiana$31,118,2780.6%95.8%
26Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$29,033,3130.6%96.4%
27Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$22,852,4390.4%96.8%
28Bossier Parish, Louisiana$22,840,4400.4%97.3%
29Grant Parish, Louisiana$18,586,6730.4%97.6%
30Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$18,204,8980.4%98.0%
31Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$15,523,8920.3%98.3%
32Washington Parish, Louisiana$11,370,2430.2%98.5%
33Iberville Parish, Louisiana$11,056,1600.2%98.7%
34Iberia Parish, Louisiana$8,229,4500.2%98.9%
35Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$7,808,2150.2%99.0%
36West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$6,897,1090.1%99.2%
37Jefferson Parish, Louisiana$6,444,8830.1%99.3%
38De Soto Parish, Louisiana$5,625,9910.1%99.4%
39Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana$3,654,7670.1%99.5%
40Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana$3,514,4720.1%99.5%
41Lafourche Parish, Louisiana$2,275,8940.0%99.6%
42West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$2,089,5380.0%99.6%
43Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana$1,671,3310.0%99.7%
44Ascension Parish, Louisiana$1,655,8710.0%99.7%
45Saint James Parish, Louisiana$1,652,9150.0%99.7%
46East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$1,649,1220.0%99.8%
47La Salle Parish, Louisiana$1,627,3780.0%99.8%
48Orleans Parish, Louisiana$1,286,4170.0%99.8%
49Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana$1,252,1520.0%99.8%
50Bienville Parish, Louisiana$1,164,8010.0%99.9%
51East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$1,124,1380.0%99.9%
52Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana$1,063,8830.0%99.9%
53Webster Parish, Louisiana$978,5050.0%99.9%
54Assumption Parish, Louisiana$925,2970.0%99.9%
55Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$826,9620.0%100.0%
56Sabine Parish, Louisiana$565,2260.0%100.0%
57Livingston Parish, Louisiana$508,3670.0%100.0%
58Vernon Parish, Louisiana$299,7660.0%100.0%
59Saint John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana$232,0490.0%100.0%
60Winn Parish, Louisiana$191,6040.0%100.0%
61Union Parish, Louisiana$118,7760.0%100.0%
62Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana$114,7070.0%100.0%
63Lincoln Parish, Louisiana$68,4890.0%100.0%
64Jackson Parish, Louisiana$19,3210.0%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 October 31, 2019.

 

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