Gretna, LA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,642 housing units in Gretna. This represents a 4.3% decline from 7,987 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,642 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Gretna is about 50%. Gretna's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 9.4%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Gretna were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom24.50%
Two Bedrooms32.90%
Three Bedrooms30.80%
Four Bedrooms7.90%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.35
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$75,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.45
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$336

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.80%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage41.70%
Debt Free49%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.7%