Gretna, LA
Demographic Data



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Gretna Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Gretna Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
17,935

Age

PEOPLE OF Louisiana DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.00
5 To 17 15.43
18 To 24 8.11
25 To 34 15.51
35 To 54 28.80
55 To 64 12.87
65 Years And Over 13.28

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.8
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 80.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 18.5

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Gretna 26306 22499.784969689194 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Gretna 41260 19084.145563033373 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.0%

Employment Industries in Gretna

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Construction 14.4
Retail 12.4
Public Service 9.4
Accommodation 8.9
Healthcare 8.3
Administration 6.6
Education 6.5
Manufacturing 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.4
Transportation 4.9
Other 4.0
Wholesale 3.2
Finance 3.0

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 46.7
Black Or African American 35.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.7
Asian 0.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.5
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 14.8

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
French 13.6
German 10.1
Italian 7.5
Irish 5.1
English 3.4
Palestinian 1.7
French Canadian 1.2
Scottish 1.1
African 0.7
Acadian/Cajun 0.6
Lebanese 0.5
Scots-Irish 0.4
Dutch 0.4
European 0.4
Polish 0.4
British 0.3
Croatian 0.3
Russian 0.3
Jamaican 0.3
Welsh 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 81.7
Spanish 13.4
Arabic 2.3
French 1.2
Vietnamese 0.5
Native American languages 0.3
African languages 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.1
Slavic languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Chinese 0.1
Portuguese 0.1
Tagalog 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Langs. of India 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Laotian 0.0

Foreign Born Gretna Residents:
11.3%