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Demographics

People

Total Population1,229
Male Share of the Population47.4%
Female Share of the Population52.6%
Senior Citizens34.5%
Employed Population 16+441
Age of the Population55

Families

% of people married47.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,347
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,093

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,250
% Above Poverty Level75%
% Below Poverty Level25%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone41%
Median Gross Rent$563
Median House Value$102,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.4%
English10.4%
Irish8.5%
German5.9%
Norwegian2.4%
French Except Basque1.6%
Polish1%
Scottish0.7%
Italian0.7%
Czech0.5%
Jamaican0.2%
Dutch0.2%
West Indian0.2%
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Gretna Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pittsylvania County
Standard Zip Codes24557
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.95
Approximate Longitude-79.36

Gretna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHATHAM
Distance10 miles
Jan Temp23 to 46 F
Apr Temp39 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationDANVILLE
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationROCKY MOUNT
Distance30 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Altavista3,478$45,000
Brookneal1,144$38,462
Chatham1,197$72,500
Hurt1,498$45,563

Gretna Public Schools

Gretna Elem
302 Franklin Blvd South
ZIP: 24557
(434) 656-2231
Primary
Total Enrollment 572
Gretna High
100 Gretna Hawk Cir
ZIP: 24557
(434) 656-2246
High
Total Enrollment 576
Gretna Middle
201 Coffey Street
ZIP: 24557
(434) 656-2217
Middle
Total Enrollment 433
Mt. Airy Elem
100 Mt Airy Elementary Cir
ZIP: 24557
(434) 335-5291
Primary
Total Enrollment 215
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