Gretna, Louisiana 

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Population

17,880

4% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$34,158

Avg. Home Price

$145,400

Best Places to Live in Gretna, Louisiana

Large city complex - Southeast Louisiana on the Mississippi Delta south of Lake Pontchartrain
Pros
-Historic interest
-Arts and culture
-Entertainment
Cons
-Flood risk
-Crime rate
-Hurricane dislocations

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What Bert Has To Say About New Orleans-Metairie Metro Area

Long a complex multi-cultural city crossing a wide range of socio-economic strata, the New Orleans has had its share of problems with crime, education, social infrastructure, and economic health. At the same time, the city exudes a unique cross-cultural charm making it a favorite tourist spot as well as a proud home to many enjoying its arts, unique entertainment profile, and its French-accented Southern grace.


QUICK FACTS

City: Gretna
Zip Codes: 70053
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Gretna is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gretna jobs have increased by 1.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gretna's cost of living is 9.10% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Gretna's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Gretna's population is 17,880 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.91%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gretna is $145,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.05%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Gretna public schools spend $12,939 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Gretna. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Gretna

It's a good time to buy in Gretna. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Gretna Real Estate.

The median home price in Gretna is $145,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Gretna    2 Reviews
Gretna - 12/21/2008
Gretna has a wonderful family oriented culture, but not much in the way of... (Read More)

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beauty - 9/11/2008
gretna is a beautiful, humbel place to live .i love it. it's quiet and... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN GRETNA, LOUISIANA
70053