Gretna, Louisiana 

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Population

17,888

+1.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$34,158

Median Home Price

$160,800

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

Local Listings in Gretna
 $64,900 
314 Coral Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1525 SqFt
 $129,000 
633 Oakwood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2290 SqFt
 $479,000 
444 Fairfield Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 3500 SqFt

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 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Gretna jobs have increased by 1.30%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Gretna's cost of living is 0.20% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Gretna's Cost of Living

VOTING
Jefferson parish voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Gretna's population is 17,888 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.47%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Gretna is $160,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.61%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Gretna

It's a good time to buy in Gretna. Home Appreciation is up 16.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Gretna Real Estate

The median home price in Gretna is $160,800. 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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NEW LISTINGS IN GRETNA
$64,900
314 Coral Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$129,000
633 Oakwood Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$479,000
444 Fairfield Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$139,900
2108 Hero Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$179,900
2137 Emerson St
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$189,900
2316 N Village Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$158,900
738 Hancock St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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