Hastings, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hastings, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Hastings is the 7th largest city in Nebraska with a population of 25,530 as of July 1, 2016. Hastings ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings is located at latitude 40.5963 and longitude -98.3929 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hastings (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,923 feet.

The City of Hastings (GNIS ID: 838051) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hastings population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hastings, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,530
Population in Households 24,114
Population in Familes 18,524
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,416
Population Density1 1,811
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 10,430
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 6,343
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,439 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,991 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 799 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $106,903
Average Home Value $133,051


Median Household Income $46,179
Average Household Income $61,365
Per Capita Income $25,870
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.29%
Households 0.51% 0.47%
Families 0.48% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hastings, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 99th
Population Density1 # 55 91st
Diversity Index2 # 55 91st
Median Household Income # 344 41st
Per Capita Income # 360 38th

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