The Town of Gretna had a population of 1,480 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gretna: Elba, Sulphur Springs.
|Population in Households||1,469|
|Population in Familes||1,117|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||779 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||382 (49.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||312 (40.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||85 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$98,106|
|Average Home Value||$119,605|
|Median Household Income||$28,101|
|Average Household Income||$39,633|
|Per Capita Income||$18,694|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.49%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
The table below compares Gretna to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 302||49th|
|Population Density1||# 267||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 258||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 579||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 527||11th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.