Church Point (French: Pointe-à-l’Église) is a town in Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 4,560 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Crowley Micropolitan Statistical Area. Church Point is known as the Buggy Capital of the World as it used to be host to the annual Buggy Festival which has since gone defunct.
Church Point is located at 30°24′17″N 92°13′1″W / 30.40472°N 92.21694°W / 30.40472; -92.21694 (30.404592, -92.216893).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,756 people, 1,720 households, and 1,202 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,726.5 people per square mile (667.7/km²). There were 1,863 housing units at an average density of 676.3 per square mile (261.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.47% White, 31.54% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population.
There were 1,720 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 18.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.26.
In the town, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $20,365, and the median income for a family was $27,037. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,176. About 28.9% of families and 30.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.0% of those under age 18 and 37.0% of those age 65 or over.
Church Point Louisiana neighborhoods include: Church Point, Higginbotham, Richard