The quality of the soil, the land mass itself, and a history of farming make Jefferson Davis Parish a farming mecca. The addition of the South Louisiana Rail Facility in the Lacassine Industrial Park provides global markets for rice and other products. View Agri-economic Profile
A hard-working labor force, an excellent transportation network, abundant raw materials and land for commercial and industrial development make Jefferson Davis Parish an ideal prospect for business investment.
The parish’s economic base is composed of health care services, shipbuilding, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, and oil field services. The Jennings American Legion Hospital and Gulf Island Industries, LLC provide the greatest employment opportunities for citizens of the area, with shipbuilding, manufacturing, construction, and oil field services following.