Gretna, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 5,062 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +114.9%
Males: 2,434  (48.1%)
Females: 2,628  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68028.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $81,542 (it was $50,112 in 2000)
Gretna:

$81,542
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,190 (it was $21,729 in 2000)

Gretna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $196,263 (it was $101,300 in 2000)
Gretna:

$196,263
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $188,839; detached houses: $187,621

Median gross rent in 2017: $948.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gretna: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.9%
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  • Races in Gretna, NE (2010)
    • 4,28296.4%White alone
    • 701.6%Hispanic
    • 370.8%Two or more races
    • 270.6%Black alone
    • 200.5%Asian alone
    • 40.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

Races in Gretna detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Gretna, Nebraska as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gretna is 1,310 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Gretna, NE City Guides:

Ancestries: German (60.5%), American (5.5%), Irish (5.0%), European (4.2%), Swedish (2.8%), Czech (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1248 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 4,291 people per square mile   (average).

Gretna, Nebraska map

52 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,836 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,601 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Omaha, NE (14.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (446.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wann, NE (2.4 miles),
Chalco, NE (2.6 miles ),
Springfield, NE (2.7 miles ),
Venice, NE (2.9 miles),
Richfield, NE (3.0 miles),
South Bend, NE (3.1 miles),
Ashland, NE (3.1 miles ),
Elkhorn, NE (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.14 N, Longitude: 96.24 W

Area code: 402

Distribution of median household income in Gretna, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Gretna, NE in 2017
Gretna satellite photo by USGS

Gretna tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1998: 61 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 64 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 2001: 167 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2002: 199 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2003: 275 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2005: 219 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2006: 119 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2007: 95 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2009: 74 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2011: 56 buildings, average cost: $198,400
  • 2012: 67 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2013: 122 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2014: 120 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2015: 139 buildings, average cost: $229,600
  • 2016: 135 buildings, average cost: $233,200
  • 2017: 136 buildings, average cost: $233,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Gretna, NE residents
Average permit cost in Gretna, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Gretna, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.9%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Gretna, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Gretna, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Gretna, Nebraska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.2. This is about average.

City:

75.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.507. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.507
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.80
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0298. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0298
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Gretna-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/6/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Gretna city center killed 3 people and injured 133 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1957, a category F4 tornado 11.5 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gretna-area historical earthquake activity is below Nebraska state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from Gretna center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/1997 at 17:46:03, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 313.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sarpy County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gretna topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Gretna:

  • NEBRASKA HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (11280 SOUTH 200TH AVE)
  • GRETNA CARE CENTER (700 HIGHWAY 6)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Gretna:

  • OMAHA HARRISON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • THE LIGHTHOUSE HEALTH CARE RESIDENCES AT LAKESIDE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • ALEGENT HEALTH LAKESIDE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • BROOKESTONE VILLAGE REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - MILLARD (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • KHS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; OMAHA, NE)
  • NEBRASKA ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; OMAHA, NE)

Airports located in Gretna:

Amtrak station near Gretna:

  • 19 miles: OMAHA (1003 S. 9TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gretna:

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 15 miles; Omaha, NE; Full-time enrollment: 12,073)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 17 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Bellevue University (about 18 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 7,139)
  • Creighton University (about 18 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 5,370)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 19 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 12,236)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 25 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 30 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)

Public high school in Gretna:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gretna:

See full list of schools located in Gretna

Library in Gretna:

  • GRETNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $255,214; Location: 736 SOUTH STREET; 21,433 books; 7,730 e-books; 957 audio materials; 804 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 97 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Gretna: Farmers Union Co-operative Association Elevator (A), Gretna (B), Gretna Public Library (C), Gretna Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gretna include: Resurrection Lutheran Church (A), Saint Patricks Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (D), Gretna Foursquare Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: La Borde Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Gretna include: Peterson Park (1), Gretna City Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Super 8 Motel (14355 South Highway 31).

Sarpy County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gretna and their reported violations in the past:

GRETNA, CITY OF (Population served: 7,523, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-27-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-22-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-22-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-29-2011 to DEC-15-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-05-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-24-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2006)
SARPY CO SID 29 - WESTRIDGE FARMS, INC (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 regular monitoring violations
SARPY CO SID 24 - THOUSAND OAKS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2006), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gretna that have no violations reported:

  • WEST OMAHA KOA (Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SARPY CO SID 34 - SARPY HEIGHTS (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAGON WHEEL CONDOS (Serves NH, Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.5%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
55 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Gretna (2011 data):

  • Pinnacle Bank: Gretna/Village Square Branch at 817 Village Square, branch established on 1959/03/28; Bank On Electronic Branch at 20544 Husker Drive, branch established on 2008/08/01. Info updated 2010/12/10: Bank assets: $3,171.2 mil, Deposits: $2,710.9 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 60 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • F&M Bank: Willow Park Branch at 11504 Willow Park Drive, branch established on 2008/02/04. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $277.2 mil, Deposits: $246.0 mil, headquarters in West Point, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: West Point Bancorp, Inc.
  • American National Bank: Gretna Branch at 20635 Highway 370, branch established on 1995/08/14. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $1,928.1 mil, Deposits: $1,460.0 mil, headquarters in Omaha, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: American National Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Gretna:

Marital status in Gretna, NE
  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

For population 25 years and over in Gretna:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Nebraska average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Gretna
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gretna, NE (based on Sarpy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,0598
Evangelical Protestant19,73654
Mainline Protestant9,29917
Other3,08210
Orthodox2231
None92,441-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
This county:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Sarpy County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Sarpy County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 72
Here:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sarpy County:

7.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.6%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Gretna:

49.9%
State:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gretna:

6.8
Nebraska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Gretna:

78.7%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gretna, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$10,567$63,4021$784
Parks and Recreation 1$5,657$67,8840$0
Water Supply 1$3,423$41,0760$0
Financial Administration 1$4,277$51,3240$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,945$71,3400$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 6$7,345
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$29,869$59,7387$8,129

Gretna government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $630,000 ($124.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($9.88)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($3.36)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,124,000 ($1802.45)
    Central Staff Services: $562,000 ($111.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $535,000 ($105.69)
    Regular Highways: $481,000 ($95.02)
    Financial Administration: $433,000 ($85.54)
    Police Protection: $336,000 ($66.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $215,000 ($42.47)
    Libraries: $178,000 ($35.16)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($17.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $35,000 ($6.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $613,000 ($121.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $342,000 ($67.56)
    Local Fire Protection: $218,000 ($43.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $100,000 ($19.76)
    Regular Highways: $94,000 ($18.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($15.61)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($11.66)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($8.89)
    Libraries: $26,000 ($5.14)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($1.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,633,000 ($1112.80)

Gretna government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $9,545,000 ($1885.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $118,000 ($23.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $47,000 ($9.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $756,000 ($149.35)
    Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($35.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $459,000 ($90.68)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.20)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $1,701,000 ($336.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,300,000 ($256.82)
    Other License: $1,105,000 ($218.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $291,000 ($57.49)

Gretna government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,335,000 ($3029.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,530,000 ($2870.41)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,851,000 ($365.67)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,046,000 ($206.64)

Gretna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,046,000 ($1787.04)

10.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,627 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.43%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($953 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

0.19%
Nebraska average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Douglas County, NE  5.03% ($54,359 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.37% ($67,227)
from Pottawattamie County, IA  0.30% ($45,800)


9.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.94%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

0.41% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,083 average AGI)
Sarpy County:

0.41%
Nebraska average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Douglas County, NE  4.76% ($48,867 average AGI)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.29% ($51,086)
to Cass County, NE  0.29% ($64,944)
Businesses in Gretna, NE
NameCountNameCount
Dennys1SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
Lane Bryant1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2
Nike1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Gretna:

  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KCRO (660 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOSR (1490 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTIC (840 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEST POINT, NE; Owner: WEST POINT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHLP (1420 AM; 1 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gretna:

  • KEFM (96.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WEBSTER COMMUNICATIONS CO.)
  • KGBI-FM (100.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLTQ (101.9 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMLV (88.1 FM; RALSTON, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KGOR (99.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQCH (94.1 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KEZO-FM (92.3 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KQKQ-FM (98.5 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRZ (104.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIWR (89.7 FM; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Owner: IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBBX-FM (97.7 FM; NEBRASKA CITY, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVNO (90.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF UNIV. OF NEBRASKA)
  • KFRX (102.7 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LINCOLN, INC.)
  • KIOS-FM (91.5 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 001)
  • KKCD (105.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KVSS (88.9 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K299AK (107.7 FM; OMAHA, NE; Owner: BAER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRQC (93.3 FM; BENNINGTON, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIBZ (106.3 FM; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Gretna:

  • KPTM (Channel 42; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
  • KXVO (Channel 15; OMAHA, NE; Owner: MITTS TELECASTING COMPANY)
  • KUON-TV (Channel 12; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTV (Channel 3; OMAHA, NE; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KETV (Channel 7; OMAHA, NE; Owner: KETV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOWT-TV (Channel 6; OMAHA, NE; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KVSS-LP (Channel 67; OMAHA, NE; Owner: VSS CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K21ES (Channel 21; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID C. BRODAHL)
  • KLKN (Channel 8; LINCOLN, NE; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K54EU (Channel 54; COLUMBUS-FREMONT, NE; Owner: GLENDA R. HARDERS)
  • K61GA (Channel 61; OMAHA, NE; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K53EY (Channel 53; OMAHA, NE; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FF (Channel 48; COLUMBUS, ETC, NE; Owner: DAVID F. HARDERS)
  • KKAZ-CA (Channel 24; OMAHA, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE MIDLANDS)
Gretna fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Gretna fatal accident list:

Mar 17, 2017 01:34 PM, Us-6, Cr-R And R Road, Lat: 41.110622, Lon: -96.253519, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 2015 09:04 AM, Us-6, Plaza Parking Lot, Lat: 41.135839, Lon: -96.244019, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 43Number of bridges
  • 361ft / 110mTotal length
  • 270,515Total average daily traffic
  • 46,259Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Gretna, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Gretna, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gretna)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Gretna, NE)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gretna)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gretna)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$162,8564$175,42321$183,6201$41,4201$95,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$259,4300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$83,5800$03$189,2401$7,0200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$222,9800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.10

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$145,7801$229,280
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.10

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gretna, NE
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Gretna, NE - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 20. The highest number of fire incidents - 55 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Gretna, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.6%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (32.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Gretna, NE
    • 15344.6%Outside Fires
    • 11132.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6017.5%Structure Fires
    • 195.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gretna, NE
Most common first names in Gretna, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2380.8 years
John2275.9 years
William2277.0 years
Robert1771.7 years
Margaret1783.1 years
Charles1572.5 years
Rose1583.6 years
Marie1482.1 years
Joseph1372.5 years
Helen1281.4 years
Most common last names in Gretna, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Schram1178.8 years
Mowinkel984.9 years
Smith871.1 years
Ehlers879.2 years
Fischer778.3 years
Dietze680.2 years
Melia679.1 years
Schnack681.8 years
Schneider678.3 years
Jones684.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gretna, NE
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 21.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gretna, NE
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 24.5%Electricity


Gretna compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Gretna on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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