|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Gretna is 1,284. Gretna, Virginia is the 9,281st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Gretna was in 1990, when its population was 1,445. In 1990, Gretna was the 8,211th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,281st largest city in the US. Gretna is currently 11.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Gretna has shrunk 0.3% since the year 2000. Gretna, Virginia's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9276||Powells Crossroads, Tennessee||1,286||-3.1%|
|9278||Harbor Springs, Michigan||1,285||-17.9%|
|9280||Stedman, North Carolina||1,285||85.9%|
|9282||St. Elmo, Illinois||1,284||-11.5%|
|9283||Latta, South Carolina||1,283||-9.3%|
|9284||Parker City, Indiana||1,283||-9.2%|
The total voting age population of Gretna, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,073. The voting age population is 44.7% male and 55.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 33.9% of the residents of Gretna are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Gretna are 58.8% White, 34.6% Black, 6.5% Two or more races and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 1.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Gretna, 29.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.4%. On a per-household basis, 24.9% of families are below the poverty line in Gretna.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.0% of Gretna residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.2% of Gretna residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Gretna residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Gretna is 8.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Gretna, 12.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Gretna is $30,841.
In Gretna, 51.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.3% of housing units in Gretna.
Of all the housing units in Gretna, 10.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Gretna, 4.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Gretna is $623.
In Gretna, 67.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.