Gretna is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. Gretna has a 2020 population of 17,449. Gretna is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,741 in 2010.
The average household income in Gretna is $68,364 with a poverty rate of 17.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $883 per month, and the median house value is $171,800. The median age in Gretna is 39.6 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gretnawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
82.15% of Gretna residents speak only English, while 17.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.80% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Native, with 100.00% 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 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.96%.
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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
86.47% of Gretna residents were born in the United States, with 72.65% having been born in Louisiana. 9.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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