Gretna SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Gretna, LA Photos

Gretna, Louisiana Info Snack

Gretna is the second-largest city and parish seat of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Gretna is on the west bank of the Mississippi River, just east and across the river from uptown New Orleans. It is part of the New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,736 at the 2010 census.
Population
17,797
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
17.7%
Median Home
$174,400
Median Income
$46,057
Median Rent
$888

Rankings for Gretna in Louisiana

Best Places Around Gretna

1

New Orleans, LA
Population 389,648

2

Harvey, LA
Population 20,712

3

Westwego, LA
Population 8,499

4

Kenner, LA
Population 66,910

5

Chalmette, LA
Population 23,602

6

Marrero, LA
Population 32,088

7

Metairie, LA
Population 143,481

8

Violet, LA
Population 5,424

9

Meraux, LA
Population 7,296

10

Estelle, LA
Population 17,099

Map Of Gretna, LA

Population over time in Gretna

Year Population % Change
2017 17,797 -0.5%
2016 17,888 0.3%
2015 17,832 0.0%
2014 17,827 0.1%
2013 17,801 0.2%
2012 17,757 0.2%
2011 17,720 0.2%
2010 17,689 0.3%
2009 17,628 -
Crime/100k Gretna LA USA
Violent Crime 478.7 537.5 368.9
Murder 5.6 11.4 5.0
Robbery 55.7 98.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 395.2 383.4 246.8
Property Crime 3089.3 3276.0 2199.5
Burglary 345.1 668.1 376.0
Larceny 2566.1 2360.4 1594.6
Car Theft 178.1 247.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gretna

White
46.2% (8,229)
African American
36.3% (6,455)
American Indian
0.4% (80)
Asian
0.9% (160)
Hawaiian
0.1% (11)
Other
0.2% (33)
Two Or More
1.1% (195)
Hispanic
14.8% (2,634)
Race Gretna LA USA
White 46.2% 58.8% 61.1%
African American 36.3% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.1% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.8% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Gretna, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
12.9% (229,711)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (113,980)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.8% (174,970)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.4% (202,965)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (258,706)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (341,192)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.5% (186,468)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.5% (133,477)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.5% (61,989)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (76,237)
Income Gretna LA USA
Less than $10,000 12.9% 962.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 624.0% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.8% 1219.6% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.4% 1066.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 1291.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 1620.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.5% 1086.1% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.5% 1228.6% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.5% 472.0% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 429.0% 697.9%

Gender in Gretna

Female
49.7% (8,850)
Male
50.3% (8,947)
Gender Gretna LA USA
Female 49.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gretna for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (1,245)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (1,957)
High School / GED
33.0% (5,873)
Some College
24.0% (4,271)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,067)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (2,313)
Master's Degree
4.0% (711)
Professional Degree
1.0% (177)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (177)
Education Gretna LA USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 16.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Articles About Louisiana

Enjoy The Snack?

About HomeSnacks

HomeSnacks is based in Durham, NC.

We aim to deliver bite-sized pieces of infotainment about where you live.

We use data, analytics, and a sense of humor to determine quality of life for places across the nation.

© Chasing Chains, LLC. All rights reserved.