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Gretna, NE is #1 on the list Top 100 Best Places to Raise a Family in the Midwest in 2021

Community Demographics in Gretna, Nebraska

In terms of political views, the Gretna population skews Republican. The top religion in Gretna is Catholic. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Gretna, Nebraska

Household TypePercentage of Population
Singles in Gretna50.2%
Married Couples in Gretna49.8%

Age Groups of People Living in Gretna, Nebraska

Age GroupPercentage of Population
18 to 24 year olds8.2%
25 to 44 year olds28.5%
45 to 64 year olds24.5%
65+ year olds13.3%

Race Diversity in Gretna, Nebraska

The Race Diversity score in Gretna, Nebraska is 3.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Race DiversityPercentage of Population
Latino/Hispanics5.3%
Whites97.2%
Black or African Americans0.4%
American Indian & Alaska Natives0%
Asians0.1%
Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders0%
Multi2.3%
Other0%

The Religion of people living in Gretna, Nebraska

The primary religious affiliation in Gretna, Nebraska is Catholic. The Religion Diversity score in Gretna, Nebraska is 16.6Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant18.3%
Catholic21.4%
Orthodox0.1%
Other / Christian0%
Mormon1.9%
Jewish0%
Muslim0%
Buddhist0%
Hindu0%
Other / Non-Christian0%

Industry and Occupation in Gretna, Nebraska

The top industry present in Gretna, Nebraska is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 44.3 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 8% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Gretna, Nebraska is 60.2.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

IndustryPercentage of Population
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining0%
Construction5.8%
Manufacturing6.5%
Wholesale trade3.5%
Retail trade14.3%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities4.1%
Information0%
Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5.7%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services15.5%
Educational services, health care, and social assistance30%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services5.6%
Other services, except public administration4.7%
Public administration4.4%

The Occupation Diversity score in Gretna, Nebraska is 68.2.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

OccupationPercentage of Population
Management, business, science, and arts occupations44.3%
Service occupations14.9%
Sales and office occupations21.1%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations8%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations11.6%

Average Educational level of people living in Gretna,Nebraska

70.3% of residents in Gretna, Nebraska have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 34.1% of residents in Gretna, Nebraska hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Gretna, Nebraska is 72.2.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Educational levelPercentage of Population
Less than high school graduate3.8%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)26%
Some college or associate's degree27.5%
Bachelor's degree28.8%
Graduate or professional degree14%

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