Gretna, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gretna, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Gretna had a population of 1,625 as of July 1, 2018. Gretna ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gretna is located at latitude 30.5795 and longitude -84.711 in Gadsden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gretna (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gadsden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 295 feet.

The City of Gretna (GNIS ID: 2403762) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Gretna is located within Greensboro CCD of Gadsden County.

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Gretna, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,625
Population in Households 1,617
Population in Familes 1,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 212
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $38,153
Average Household Income $52,952
Per Capita Income $17,991


Total Housing Units 645 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 395 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $85,238
Average Home Value $159,596


Total Households 536
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 413
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.89% 0.23%
Households 0.9% 0.19%
Families 0.63% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Gretna, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gretna to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 692 25th
Population Density # 829 10th
Diversity Index # 263 71st
Median Household Income # 728 21st
Per Capita Income # 778 15th

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