Gretna, Nebraska Population 2022

5,091
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Gretna is a city located in Sarpy County Nebraska. Gretna has a 2020 population of 5,091. Gretna is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,937 in 2010.

The average household income in Gretna is $90,169 with a poverty rate of 6.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $181,200. The median age in Gretna is 35.8 years, 36.2 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Gretna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gretnawas:

  • White: 97.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Gretna, Nebraska is 5,091 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,091.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,937.

Gretna, Nebraska Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,89997.22%
Black or African American220.44%
Asian30.06%
Two or More Races1152.28%
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Gretna Population by Race

Gretna Population Pyramid 2022

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Gretna Median Age

36.2


Total

34.8


Male

37.6


Female

Gretna Adults

There are 3,754 adults, (669 of whom are seniors) in Gretna.

Gretna Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gretna Sex Ratio

Female

2,746

54.49%

Male

2,293

45.51%

Gretna Population by Age

Gretna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gretna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
Male64.3%35.7%
All57.4%42.6%
Non Family39.3%60.7%
Female19.9%80.1%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gretna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0202.4757.4
Married9503.2982.2
Male562.6664.3
Female2873.0319.9
Non Family7271.1539.3

3.17

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Gretna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade742.22%
9th to 12th Grade521.56%
High School Graduate86725.97%
Some College61918.54%
Associates Degree2998.95%
Bachelors Degree96028.75%
Graduate Degree46814.02%
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Gretna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gretna Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0992,9881,365
Hispanic21219757
Black22223
2+ Races64493
Asian33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.05%.

Gretna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,596$59,615$41,118
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$30,179$
High School Graduate$30,455$36,250$24,844
Some College$44,196$55,227$26,597
Bachelors Degree$55,864$61,731$51,042
Graduate Degree$73,750$79,773$71,029

$53,596

Average Earnings

$59,615

Average Male

$41,118

Average Female

Gretna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gretna Language by Age

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Gretna Language

94.58% of Gretna residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

Gretna Language

Gretna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,6913116.63%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic268114.10%

6.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.48%

Male Poverty Rate

11.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gretna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gretna is White, with 6.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gretna is Hispanic, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.87%.

Gretna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School6.98%
Some College6.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.78%

Gretna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.05%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Gretna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gretna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,592$88,939
Families$102,646$105,175
Married Families$122,602-
Non Families$43,153$57,652
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Income by Household Type

Gretna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Gretna Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Gretna Marital Status by Race

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Gretna Marital Status

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317

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War47
Vietnam83
Korea33
World War II18

Gretna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 5494
55 to 6450
65 to 7476
75+58

Gretna Veterans by Age

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Gretna Veterans by Race

Gretna Veterans by Education

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7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gretna Veterans by Education

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74.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.9%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gretna Employment by Age

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Gretna Employment by Race

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Gretna Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.12%

Born in Gretna

98.97%

Native Born

1.03%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.97% of Gretna residents were born in the United States, with 67.12% having been born in Nebraska. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gretna Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,9370.00%
20114,954170.34%
20125,006521.05%
20135,01370.14%
20145,004-9-0.18%
20155,01280.16%
20165,032200.40%
20175,044120.24%
20185,04730.06%
20195,058110.22%
20205,069110.22%
20215,080110.22%
20225,091110.22%

Gretna Population by Year