Hastings, Nebraska Population 2019

Hastings, Nebraska's estimated population is 24,822 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hastings, Nebraska is the 7th largest city in Nebraska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1723.08 people/mi² (665.28 people/km²).

The overall median age is 36.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.29 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Hastings, Nebraska is $47,700, while the mean household income is $66,296.

Hastings Ne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hastings Ne was:

  • White: 92.43%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%

How Many People Live in Hastings, Nebraska?

24,822
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,822-244-0.97%
201725,066750.30%
201624,991750.30%
201524,916490.20%
201424,867-177-0.71%
201325,044670.27%
201224,977230.09%
201124,954-227-0.90%
201025,1811,1170.45%
200024,0641,2270.52%
199022,837-208-0.09%
198023,045-535-0.23%
197023,5802,1680.97%
196021,4121,2010.58%
195020,2115,0662.93%
194015,145-345-0.22%
193015,4903,8432.89%
192011,6472,3092.23%
19109,3382,1502.65%
19007,188-6,396-6.17%
189013,58410,76717.04%
18802,8170.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,059
Some Other Race737
Two or More Races507
Asian327
Black or African American204
American Indian and Alaska Native105
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Hastings Ne Population Pyramid 2019

Hastings Ne Median Age

36.4


Total

33.6


Male

38.7


Female

Hastings Ne Adults

There are 19,117 adults, (4,227 of whom are seniors) in Hastings Ne.

Hastings Ne Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hastings Ne Sex Ratio

Female

12,402

49.71%

Male

12,546

50.29%

Hastings Ne Households and Families

Hastings Ne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hastings Ne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All64.6%35.4%
Male64%36%
Female51.9%48.1%
Non Family44.5%55.5%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1362.2964.6
Married4,7253.0284.7
Non Family4,2521.2244.5
Female7923.2651.9
Male3673.2764

2.99

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hastings Ne Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8165.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,0176.41%
High School Graduate4,67229.46%
Some College3,81424.05%
Associates Degree1,74210.98%
Bachelors Degree2,26414.28%
Graduate Degree1,5349.67%

Hastings Ne Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,13413,0863,555
Hispanic1,292703176
Other Race4051208
Asian1935918
Multiple Races1639949
Black6666
Native American3735

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.06%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,674$41,350$27,409
Less Than High School$19,722$21,250$19,231
High School Grad$31,536$39,274$22,754
Some College$32,055$41,440$27,204
Bachelors Degree$39,836$54,620$32,195
Graduate Degree$55,034$61,902$50,577

$33,674

Average Earnings

$41,350

Average Male

$27,409

Average Female

Hastings Ne Language

Hastings Ne Language by Age

Hastings Ne Language

90.42% of Hastings Ne residents speak only English, while 9.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.24% of the population.

Hastings Ne Poverty

Hastings Ne Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,6382,44612.46%
Hispanic2,77956720.40%
Other71721029.29%
Multiple45414231.28%
Asian316185.70%
Native1021514.71%
Black1131210.62%

13.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.81%

Male Poverty Rate

15.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hastings Ne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hastings Ne is Multiple, with 31.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hastings Ne is Asian, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.81%
Some College9.47%
High School9.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.05%
Male Unemployed12.17%
Female Employed11.61%
Male Employed6.84%

Hastings Ne Income

Hastings Ne Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,700$66,296
Families$67,438$87,011
Married Families$74,468-
Non Families$27,025$35,708

Hastings Ne Marital Status

Hastings Ne Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hastings Ne Married by Age and Sex

Hastings Ne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hastings Ne Marital Status by Race

Hastings Ne Veterans

1,552

Number of Veterans

1,499

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam554
Second Gulf War314
First Gulf War303
Korea165
World War II90

Hastings Ne Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5028.38%
Hispanic865.04%
2 or More3515.42%
Other142.83%
Black10.95%

Hastings Ne Veterans by Education

8.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hastings Ne Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hastings Ne Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.03%

Born in Nebraska

93.76%

Native Born

6.24%

Foreign Born

3.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.76% of Hastings Ne residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Nebraska. 3.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.