Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $5.1 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$438,130,9808.6%8.6%
2Morehouse Parish, Louisiana$397,272,5767.8%16.4%
3Jefferson Davis, Louisiana$386,867,8297.6%24.0%
4Vermilion Parish, Louisiana$377,562,9267.4%31.4%
5Tensas Parish, Louisiana$315,704,8346.2%37.6%
6Franklin Parish, Louisiana$277,393,1825.4%43.0%
7East Carroll Parish, Louisiana$268,056,7615.3%48.3%
8Madison Parish, Louisiana$255,822,7125.0%53.3%
9Richland Parish, Louisiana$248,369,5144.9%58.2%
10Evangeline Parish, Louisiana$236,715,6864.6%62.8%
11Concordia Parish, Louisiana$204,364,6804.0%66.8%
12Catahoula Parish, Louisiana$194,889,5323.8%70.6%
13Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana$172,429,0253.4%74.0%
14Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana$136,940,4912.7%76.7%
15West Carroll Parish, Louisiana$126,067,0042.5%79.2%
16Rapides Parish, Louisiana$121,946,3982.4%81.6%
17Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana$107,397,8882.1%83.7%
18Allen Parish, Louisiana$104,824,1122.1%85.7%
19Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana$102,580,9502.0%87.7%
20Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana$94,632,4991.9%89.6%
21Ouachita Parish, Louisiana$89,700,9141.8%91.3%
22Cameron Parish, Louisiana$79,114,5471.6%92.9%
23Caddo Parish, Louisiana$76,204,6051.5%94.4%
24Caldwell Parish, Louisiana$42,021,7740.8%95.2%
25Red River Parish, Louisiana$30,699,5160.6%95.8%
26Lafayette Parish, Louisiana$28,993,6690.6%96.4%
27Bossier Parish, Louisiana$22,680,1920.4%96.8%
28Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana$22,568,2360.4%97.3%
29Grant Parish, Louisiana$18,204,5790.4%97.6%
30Beauregard Parish, Louisiana$18,103,9630.4%98.0%
31Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana$15,445,2790.3%98.3%
32Washington Parish, Louisiana$11,284,5600.2%98.5%
33Iberville Parish, Louisiana$10,736,1600.2%98.7%
34Iberia Parish, Louisiana$8,211,4940.2%98.9%
35Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana$7,808,2150.2%99.0%
36West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana$6,683,5370.1%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$3,636,2140.1%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%
44Saint James Parish, Louisiana$1,632,9350.0%99.7%
45La Salle Parish, Louisiana$1,623,9350.0%99.7%
46East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana$1,619,1990.0%99.8%
47Ascension Parish, Louisiana$1,602,9690.0%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$889,9060.0%99.9%
55Claiborne Parish, Louisiana$826,9620.0%100.0%
56Sabine Parish, Louisiana$559,0610.0%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$118,5280.0%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 April 30, 2019.

 

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