Gretna demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)19029491
Median age34.841.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Speak English80%72%79%
Speak Spanish16%21%13%
Gretna, FL has a population of 1,457 and is the 12,866th largest city in the United States. The population density is 190 per sq mi which is 35% lower than the Florida average and 110% higher than the national average. The median age in Gretna is 35 which is approximately 16% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Gretna, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 70% of Gretna residents were born in Florida, 12% were born out of state, 6% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Gretna is 35% lower than Florida.
  • The median age in Gretna is 16% lower than Florida.
  • In Gretna 20.93% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Gretna 77.08% of the population is African American.
  • In Gretna 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Gretna population breakdown by race

African American77.08%16.14%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.82%2.48%3.06%
Other race1.17%2.54%4.75%
In Gretna, 20.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Gretna, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).