Church Point, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Church Point, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Church Point had a population of 4,592 as of July 1, 2016. Church Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Church Point is located at latitude 30.4037 and longitude -92.2145 in Acadia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Church Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Acadia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Town of Church Point (GNIS ID: 2406269) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Church Point is located within Parish Governing Authority District 6, a minor civil division (MCD) of Acadia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Church Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Church Point: Churchpoint, La Chapelle de la pointe de Plaquemine Brulee, L'englise a la pointe, Plaquemine Brule, Plaquemine Brulee, Plaquemine Point, Upper Plaquemine Brulee.

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Church Point, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,592
Population in Households 4,498
Population in Familes 3,669
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 1,587
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,803
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,206
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,073 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 730 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $84,362
Average Home Value $106,733


Median Household Income $29,483
Average Household Income $39,993
Per Capita Income $16,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.22%
Households 0.36% 0.36%
Families 0.6% 0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.71%
Per Capita Income   0.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Church Point, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Church Point to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 123 74th
Population Density1 # 80 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 179 63rd
Median Household Income # 399 16th
Per Capita Income # 427 10th

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