Gretna, Florida Population 2024

1,313

Gretna is a city located in Gadsden County Florida. Gretna has a 2024 population of 1,313. Gretna is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -3.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,357 in 2020.

The average household income in Gretna is $43,852 with a poverty rate of 19.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Gretna is 48.8 years, 47.2 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

Gretna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gretna was:

  • Black or African American: 83.69%
  • White: 6.87%
  • Two or more races: 5.3%
  • Other race: 4.14%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
7.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
174.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.24% (-44)
The current population of Gretna, Florida is 1,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,357.

Gretna, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,01183.69%
White836.87%
Two or more races645.3%
Other race504.14%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gretna Population by Race

Gretna Population Pyramid 2024

Gretna Median Age

48.8

Total

47.2

Male

51.4

Female

Gretna Adults

There are 1,032 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Gretna.

Gretna Age Dependency

58.7

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Gretna Sex Ratio

Female62251.49%
Male58648.51%

Gretna Population by Age

Gretna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5052.1542.457.6
Non Family1961.0224.575.5
Married1542.8279.920.1
Female1482.6824.375.7
Male77.861000
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

42.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gretna Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gretna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gretna Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 95.65%.

Gretna Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,000

Average Earnings

$40,820

Average Male

$28,633

Average Female

Gretna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gretna Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gretna Language

90.9% of Gretna residents speak only English, while 9.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.67% of the population.

Gretna Language

Gretna Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black91721223.12%
Hispanic1152017.39%
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19.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.63%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gretna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Black, with 23.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Hispanic, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.89%.

Gretna Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School26.12%
Less Than 9th Grade22.18%
Some College9.35%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Gretna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.58%
Male Employed3.7%
showing: 4 rows

Gretna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gretna Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gretna Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gretna Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gretna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gretna Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gretna Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Gretna Veterans by War

count

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Gretna Veterans by Age

count

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Gretna Veterans by Race

Gretna Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gretna Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.5%

Labor Force Participation

35.9%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gretna Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gretna Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gretna Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.04%

Born in Gretna

92.14%

Native Born

7.86%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

4.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.14% of Gretna residents were born in the United States, with 81.04% having been born in Florida. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gretna Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,243-14-1.11%
20281,257-14-1.1%
20271,271-14-1.09%
20261,285-14-1.08%
20251,299-14-1.07%
20241,313-14-1.06%
20231,327-14-1.04%
20221,341-14-1.03%
20211,355-2-0.15%
20201,357-90-6.22%
20191,447-89-5.79%
20181,536-54-3.4%
20171,590-7-0.44%
20161,597-4-0.25%
20151,601-6-0.37%
20141,607-18-1.11%
20131,625-17-1.04%
20121,642-21-1.26%
20111,663-20-1.19%
20101,683
showing: 20 rows

Gretna Population by Year