Gretna, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Gretna, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
17,774
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
17.8%
Median Home
$171,800
Median Income
$47,244
Median Rent
$883

Gretna SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Gretna, LA Crime Report

836
Total Crimes
4,715.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
90.39%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gretna
/ 100k People
Louisiana
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 836 4,715.4 3,711.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 119 671.2 549.3 366.7
Murder 2 11.3 11.7 5.0
Robbery 7 39.5 86.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 105 592.2 402.1 250.2
Property Crime 717 4,044.2 3,162.0 2,109.9
Burglary 84 473.8 579.0 340.5
Larceny 580 3,271.5 2,352.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 53 298.9 230.5 219.9

Gretna, LA Cost Of Living

95
Gretna's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gretna Louisiana National Average
Overall 95 92 100
Services 98 96 100
Groceries 103 98 100
Health 117 98 100
Housing 88 81 100
Transportation 104 99 100
Utilities 80 88 100

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Rankings for Gretna in Louisiana

Map Of Gretna, LA

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Population over time in Gretna

Year Population % Change
2019 17,774 -0.1%
2018 17,797 -0.5%
2017 17,888 0.3%
2016 17,832 0.0%
2015 17,827 0.1%
2014 17,801 0.2%
2013 17,757 0.2%
2012 17,720 0.2%
2011 17,689 0.3%
2010 17,628 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gretna

White
44.9% (7,980)
African American
35.5% (6,308)
American Indian
0.3% (46)
Asian
1.9% (331)
Hawaiian
0.1% (12)
Other
0.2% (35)
Two Or More
1.3% (224)
Hispanic
16.0% (2,838)
Race Gretna LA USA
White 44.9% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 35.5% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.0% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Gretna

Female
48.7% (8,656)
Male
51.3% (9,118)
Gender Gretna LA USA
Female 48.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 51.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gretna for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,244)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (2,310)
High School / GED
31.0% (5,509)
Some College
23.0% (4,088)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (888)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (2,488)
Master's Degree
4.0% (710)
Professional Degree
2.0% (355)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (177)
Education Gretna LA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gretna, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
12.3% (218,325)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.2% (109,783)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (168,152)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (189,513)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (256,823)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (363,130)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (170,636)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (167,904)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (64,826)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (68,304)
Income Gretna LA USA
Less than $10,000 12.3% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 4.6% 7.7%

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