Gretna is a city located in Gadsden County Florida. With a 2020 population of 1,337, it is the 707th largest city in Florida and the 13224th largest city in the United States. Gretna is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,357 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Gretna has a population density of 178 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gretna is $34,132 with a poverty rate of 25.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $77,100. The median age in Gretna is 42.8 years, 41.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gretnawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
89.55% of Gretna residents speak only English, while 10.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.41% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Black, with 29.78% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.12%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Gretna
95.88% of Gretna residents were born in the United States, with 78.09% having been born in Florida. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.