Hastings is a city located in Dakota County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Dakota County. With a 2020 population of 23,222, it is the 47th largest city in Minnesota and the 1654th largest city in the United States . Hastings is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,172 in 2010. Hastings reached it's highest population of 23,222 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Hastings has a population density of 2,257 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hastings is $85,878 with a poverty rate of 6.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $214,900. The median age in Hastings is 39.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.