The Town of Gretna had a population of 1,458 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Gretna is located at latitude 36.9495 and longitude -79.3626 in Pittsylvania County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gretna (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pittsylvania County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 840 feet.
The Town of Gretna (GNIS ID: 2390220) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gretna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gretna: Elba, Sulphur Springs.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,374|
|Daytime Population: Residents||966|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,340|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.60|
|Population in Households||1,447|
|Population in Familes||1,096|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Median Household Income||$28,739|
|Average Household Income||$40,809|
|Per Capita Income||$19,228|
|Total Housing Units||789 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||368 (46.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||315 (39.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||106 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,852|
|Average Home Value||$124,932|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.18%|
|Per Capita Income||3.4%|
The table below compares Gretna to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 307||48th|
|Population Density||# 270||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 260||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 580||2nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 531||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.