The Town of Gretna had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Gretna: Elba, Sulphur Springs.
|Population in Households||1,427|
|Population in Familes||1,092|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||11|
|Median Household Income||$29,665|
|Average Household Income||$42,511|
|Per Capita Income||$20,072|
|Total Housing Units||780 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||360 (46.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||316 (40.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||105 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$104,787|
|Average Home Value||$125,417|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.63%|
|Per Capita Income||2.82%|
The table below compares Gretna to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 311||48th|
|Population Density||# 274||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 265||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 577||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 518||13th|
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