Gretna, Nebraska Population 2020

5,104

Gretna is a city located in Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 5,104, it is the 32nd largest city in Nebraska and the 4688th largest city in the United States. Gretna is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 14.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,441 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Gretna has a population density of 2,097 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gretna is $87,933 with a poverty rate of 4.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $958 per month, and the median house value is $183,800. The median age in Gretna is 35.4 years, 36.2 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males.

Gretna Demographics

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

  • White: 98.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.89%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gretna, Nebraska is 5,104, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,076.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,441.

Gretna, Nebraska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,94898.23%
Two or More Races450.89%
Some Other Race210.42%
Asian190.38%
Black or African American40.08%

Gretna Population Pyramid 2020

Gretna Median Age

35.4


Total

36.2


Male

34


Female

Gretna Adults

There are 3,546 adults, (565 of whom are seniors) in Gretna.

Gretna Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Gretna Sex Ratio

Female

2,638

52.37%

Male

2,399

47.63%

Gretna Households and Families

Gretna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gretna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
All65.5%34.5%
Male56.5%43.5%
Non Family39%61%
Female34%66%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8652.6765.5
Married1,0433.3486.5
Non Family5131.1739
Female2472.9434
Male622.7356.5

3.2

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gretna Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade481.47%
9th to 12th Grade541.66%
High School Graduate66820.51%
Some College69221.25%
Associates Degree3089.46%
Bachelors Degree98530.24%
Graduate Degree50215.41%

Gretna Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1383,0361,470
Hispanic92929
Asian1919
Other Race1111
Multiple Races444
Black444

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,103$54,454$42,711
Less Than High School$21,827$22,778$
High School Grad$35,417$45,875$25,982
Some College$41,515$53,281$33,750
Bachelors Degree$49,861$54,940$46,406
Graduate Degree$69,901$64,344$71,250

$48,103

Average Earnings

$54,454

Average Male

$42,711

Average Female

Gretna Language

Gretna Language by Age

Gretna Language

97.68% of Gretna residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Gretna Poverty

Gretna Poverty by Race

4.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.98%

Male Poverty Rate

7.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gretna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gretna is White, with 4.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gretna is White, with 4.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.32%.

Name Poverty
Some College6.39%
High School2.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.68%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.46%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Gretna Income

Gretna Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,713$87,933
Families$91,759$97,184
Married Families$102,118-
Non Families$42,113$61,371

Gretna Marital Status

Gretna Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gretna Married by Age and Sex

Gretna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gretna Marital Status by Race

Gretna Veterans

389

Number of Veterans

351

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War87
Vietnam77
Second Gulf War76
Korea46
World War II13
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54170
65 to 7473
75+70
55 to 6443
18 to 3433

$Gretna Veterans by Education

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gretna Employment Status

79.3%

Labor Force Participation

77.9%

Employment Rate

0.4%

Unemployment Rate

Gretna Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.52%

Born in Nebraska

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.61% of Gretna residents were born in the United States, with 67.52% having been born in Nebraska. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,104140.28%
20195,090140.28%
20185,07680.16%
20175,068140.28%
20165,054200.40%
20155,034100.20%
20145,024-9-0.18%
20135,033110.22%
20125,022480.97%
20114,974190.38%
20104,9550.00%