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Gretna, LA Real Estate

Gretna, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Parish. Nearby cities and towns include Terrytown, Harvey, Timberlane, Marrero, Woodmere, Arabi, Belle Chasse, Estelle, Westwego, Chalmette, Bridge City, Jefferson, Meraux, Avondale, Elmwood, Harahan, Violet, Metairie, Poydras, River Ridge, Waggaman, Jean Lafitte, New Orleans, Kenner, Barataria, Ama, Lafitte, St. Rose, Luling, Destrehan, New Sarpy, Boutte, Norco, Hahnville, Bayou Gauche, Paradis, and Taft. Gretna is a suburban community with a population of 17,915. The median household income is $37,017. In Gretna, 33% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 27% of the households. Half the population of Gretna commutes 20 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Gretna, LA is 40 years, with 44% of those homes owned, 45% rented, and 11% not occupied. In the previous year, 184 Gretna properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Gretna in the previous year was $125,297.

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Gretna, LA Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Gretna, LA
  • 67% Single
  • 33% Married
  • 55% Single
  • 45% Married

Male VS. Female

Gretna, LA
  • 48% Female
  • 52% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Gretna, LA

  • 38
  • 38
  • Gretna, LA
  • Louisiana

Average Age of Homes in Gretna, LA

  • 40
  • 28
  • Gretna, LA
  • Louisiana

Vacant Homes in Gretna, LA

  • 11%
  • 10%
  • Gretna, LA
  • Louisiana

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $48,803
  • $61,025
  • Gretna, LA
  • Louisiana

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Gretna, LA
  • 44% Owned
  • 45% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 31% Rented