Demographics

People

Total Population1,310
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens33.1%
Employed Population 16+513
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married44.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.1%
Median Earnings25+$31,058
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,870

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,500
% Above Poverty Level75.2%
% Below Poverty Level24.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.4%
Median Gross Rent$668
Median House Value$103,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.6%
English11.6%
African8.7%
Irish6.6%
German3.8%
Norwegian2.1%
Scottish1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Polish1%
Jamaican0.8%
West Indian0.8%
French Except Basque0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Italian0.3%
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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
Altavista3,442$40,052
Brookneal871$56,429
Chatham1,210$60,833
Hurt1,478$48,580

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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