The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act sets aside $130.2 billion for local county and municipal governments to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and jump-start the nation's ailing economy.
To get the money out quickly, the federal government distributed it using an existing system for housing grants. That method has led to some parishes in Louisiana getting more dollars per person than others.
See how your parish and its local governments — whether consolidated, parish, city, town or village — fared as a whole.
The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act aims to help Americans recover from the novel coronavirus pandemic and jump-start the economy, but …
Baton Rouge area parishes
East Baton Rouge: $189.5 million — $431 per resident.
Iberville Parish: $12.96 million — $398 per resident
West Baton Rouge Parish: $10.1 million — $383 per resident
East Feliciana Parish $6.3 million — $328 per resident
Pointe Coupee Parish: $6.9 million — $319 per resident
St. James Parish: $6.5 million — $307 per resident
Tangipahoa Parish: $41.1 million — $305 per resident
Ascension Parish: $32.3 million — $255 per resident
Livingston Parish: $35.8 million — $254 per resident
West Feliciana Parish: $3.6 million — $232 per resident
St. Helena Parish: $2.3 million — $227 per resident
Assumption Parish: $4.5 million — $204 per resident
Other Louisiana parishes
Orleans Parish: $377.3 million — $967 per resident
Lafayette Parish: $100.97 million — $413 per resident
Terrebonne Parish: $45.3 million — $411 per resident
Jefferson Parish: $110.3 million — $255 per resident
St. Tammany Parish: $66.2 million — $254 per resident
Note: These are the combined estimated funding totals for all governments in a parish and the amount on a per-capita basis. These totals only include the part of the law that is aimed specifically at helping local governments.
The estimates are from the National Association of Counties and the National League of Cities, which based their information on Congressional Research Service figures. The final figures must be determined by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.