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Gretna is a city in Sarpy County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.

The latitude of Gretna is 41.140N. The longitude is -96.239W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,924.


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Median household income
Local
$50,112
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gretna demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Gretna Days - July 20-22, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gretna web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Schramm State Park
Gretna attractions: Aksarben Aquarium
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gretna demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sarpy County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Omaha area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68028 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

41% of Gretna residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gretna ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gretna was $21,729, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Gretna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gretna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $474.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $883.


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Libraries in Gretna include Gretna Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Gretna include Gretna Breeze

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Sarpy County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gretna political report.

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The average commute time for Gretna workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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