Gretna SnackAbility

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

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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
17,888
Unemployment
8.8%
Poverty
20.0%
Median Home
$167,200
Median Income
$41,260
Median Rent
$853

Rankings for Gretna in Louisiana

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1

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

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8

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Map Of Gretna, LA

Population over time in Gretna

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Gretna Per 100k

Crime Gretna LA USA
Violent Crime 217.6 557.0 382.9
Murder 0.0 12.4 5.3
Robbery 67.0 114.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 139.5 390.3 248.9
Property Crime 3130.1 3366.8 2362.0
Burglary 440.8 731.5 430.4
Larceny 2510.7 2401.3 1694.0
Car Theft 178.5 234.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gretna

White
46.7% (8,358)
African American
35.3% (6,312)
American Indian
0.7% (122)
Asian
0.9% (154)
Hawaiian
0.5% (97)
Other
0.2% (30)
Two Or More
0.9% (167)
Hispanic
14.8% (2,648)
Race Gretna LA USA
White 46.7% 59.0% 61.5%
African American 35.3% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.8% 5.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Gretna, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
11.5% (205,712)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.6% (153,836)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (234,332)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (200,345)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (266,531)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.6% (279,052)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (177,091)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.6% (171,724)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (51,875)
$200,000 or more
2.8% (50,086)
Income Gretna LA USA
Less than $10,000 11.5% 10.0% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.6% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 12.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 13.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.6% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 10.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.6% 12.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.8% 4.0% 6.3%

Gender in Gretna

Female
49.4% (8,831)
Male
50.6% (9,056)
Gender Gretna LA USA
Female 49.4% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 50.6% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gretna for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.7% (1,192)
9-12th Grade
12.4% (2,223)
High School / GED
33.9% (6,069)
Some College
23.6% (4,220)
Associate's Degree
4.9% (879)
Bachelor's Degree
12.6% (2,252)
Master's Degree
4.0% (712)
Professional Degree
1.3% (241)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (96)
Education Gretna LA USA
< 9th Grade 6.7% 5.4% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.4% 10.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.9% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 23.6% 21.3% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 4.9% 5.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.6% 15.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.0% 5.5% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.3% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.0% 1.4%

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