Latest Data (2018)
Population 17,730
Nationwide Rank 2015

Quick Facts

Gretna, Louisiana is the 2,015th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Gretna, Louisiana is a city.

Gretna, Louisiana is currently 0.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gretna, Louisiana's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gretna, Louisiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2005 Natchitoches, Louisiana 17,831 -1.1%
2006 Fayetteville, Georgia 17,827 56.5%
2007 West Columbia, South Carolina 17,821 33.3%
2008 Canby, Oregon 17,817 38.5%
2009 Ocean Springs, Mississippi 17,809 3.1%
2010 Franklin Park, Illinois 17,808 -8.5%
2011 Cary, Illinois 17,788 14.0%
2012 Menasha, Wisconsin 17,771 8.3%
2013 Lackawanna, New York 17,768 -6.6%
2014 Takoma Park, Maryland 17,768 2.4%
2015 Gretna, Louisiana 17,730 1.0%
2016 Mattoon, Illinois 17,729 -2.7%
2017 Logansport, Indiana 17,728 -10.0%
2018 Centerville, Utah 17,700 21.0%
2019 Dumont, New Jersey 17,697 1.1%
2020 Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 17,696 -4.3%
2021 Imperial, California 17,695 129.3%
2022 Moraga, California 17,692 8.2%
2023 Zachary, Louisiana 17,678 56.1%
2024 Hermiston, Oregon 17,671 33.3%
2025 Hinsdale, Illinois 17,652 1.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1174 Houma 32,864 0.0%
1309 New Iberia 29,099 -10.6%
1319 Central 28,864 8.3%
1360 Slidell 27,711 7.8%
1684 Ruston 22,123 6.5%
1775 Hammond 20,786 17.5%
1813 Sulphur 20,230 -1.1%
2005 Natchitoches 17,831 -1.1%
2015 Gretna 17,730 1.0%
2023 Zachary 17,678 56.1%
2171 Opelousas 16,126 -29.2%
2325 Thibodaux 14,576 1.0%
2358 Pineville 14,290 3.2%
2384 Youngsville 14,077 247.9%
2489 Baker 13,310 -3.4%
2587 Crowley 12,691 -12.1%
2622 West Monroe 12,431 -5.9%
2631 Broussard 12,372 101.1%
2647 Mandeville 12,288 16.0%
2673 Abbeville 12,151 2.0%
2682 Minden 12,100 -8.9%
2748 Bogalusa 11,738 -11.8%
2887 Morgan City 10,918 -13.4%
2906 Gonzales 10,809 31.6%
2919 DeRidder 10,750 10.7%
2976 Covington 10,463 21.5%
3022 Bastrop 10,278 -21.0%
3089 Eunice 9,989 -13.0%
3098 Jennings 9,940 -9.2%
3130 Denham Springs 9,783 2.5%
3220 Harahan 9,294 -5.7%
3237 Carencro 9,181 48.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 17,730 2,015
2017 17,935 1,989
2016 17,897 1,985
2015 17,880 1,979
2014 17,845 1,970
2013 17,802 1,957
2012 17,754 1,950
2011 17,755 1,939
2010 17,736 1,922
2009 16,783 1,978
2008 16,861 1,964
2007 16,751 1,947
2006 16,040 2,003
2005 17,275 1,862
2004 17,306 1,837
2003 17,311 1,819
2002 17,282 1,806
2001 17,399 1,777
2000 17,545 1,763
1990 16,991 1,592