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Gretna has the 1690th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Gretna is part of the New Orleans metro area. Unemployment in the New Orleans area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. New Orleans has the 43rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Gretna is below average at $43,360, and the median cost of a home in Gretna is $150,500, which is below the national average. 17% of workers in Gretna hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 76% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Gretna. 81% of Gretna workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Gretna spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Jefferson Career Solutions - West

1900 Lafayette Street
Suite 1
Gretna, LA 70053