Hastings, Minnesota Population 2021

23,222
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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.

Hastings Demographics

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

  • White: 93.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Hastings, Minnesota is 23,222 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 22,718.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,172.

Hastings, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,33493.83%
Two or More Races5252.31%
Black or African American3371.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2100.92%
Some Other Race1960.86%
Asian1030.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.15%
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Hastings Population by Race

Hastings Population Pyramid $2021

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Hastings Median Age

39.8


Total

39.1


Male

40.5


Female

Hastings Adults

There are 17,897 adults, (3,875 of whom are seniors) in Hastings.

Hastings Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hastings Sex Ratio

Female

11,086

48.76%

Male

11,652

51.24%

Hastings Population by Age

Hastings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hastings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
All69.1%30.9%
Male62.2%37.8%
Female58.9%41.1%
Non Family54.3%45.7%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hastings Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0492.4469.1
Married4,5353.1782.3
Non Family3,2921.2254.3
Female7013.0458.9
Male5212.8762.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Hastings Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.59%
9th to 12th Grade4602.88%
High School Graduate5,23732.84%
Some College3,83124.02%
Associates Degree1,78511.19%
Bachelors Degree3,03019.00%
Graduate Degree1,3518.47%
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Hastings Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hastings Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,92614,3474,172
Hispanic43133250
Black21820257
2+ Races16314745
Native American90788
Other Race828245
Asian767630
Islander3333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 54.88%.

Hastings Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,914$51,855$38,203
Less Than 9th Grade$30,721$41,625$9,063
High School Graduate$39,078$42,730$32,068
Some College$41,496$53,657$32,527
Bachelors Degree$53,895$70,357$50,865
Graduate Degree$71,651$75,903$70,625

$44,914

Average Earnings

$51,855

Average Male

$38,203

Average Female

Hastings Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hastings Language by Age

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Hastings Language

97.38% of Hastings residents speak only English, while 2.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Hastings Language

Hastings Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,3191,0595.21%
Hispanic84416719.79%
Native19416786.08%
Other19011258.95%
Black2537228.46%
Asian9599.47%
Multiple48081.67%

6.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.04%

Male Poverty Rate

6.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hastings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hastings is Native, with 86.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hastings is Multiple, with 1.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Hastings Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.15%
High School8.12%
Some College5.17%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%

Hastings Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.38%
Male Unemployed18.72%
Male Employed3.63%
Female Employed2.70%

Hastings Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hastings Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,264$85,878
Families$86,295$104,241
Married Families$98,638-
Non Families$41,035$48,286
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Income by Household Type

Hastings Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hastings Married by Age and Sex

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Hastings 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 Marital Status by Race

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Hastings Marital Status

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1,739

Number of Veterans

1,616

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam570
First Gulf War309
Second Gulf War230
Korea171
World War II53

Hastings Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64496
75+395
65 to 74380
35 to 54376
18 to 3492

Hastings Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,72810.20%
Hispanic142.64%
Black114.89%

Hastings Veterans by Race

Hastings Veterans by Education

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6.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hastings Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hastings Employment by Age

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Hastings Employment by Race

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Hastings Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.83%

Born in Hastings

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Hastings residents were born in the United States, with 71.83% having been born in Minnesota. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hastings Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,2221680.73%
202023,0541680.73%
201922,8861680.74%
201822,718-48-0.21%
201722,766650.29%
201622,701440.19%
201522,657150.07%
201422,6421290.57%
201322,5131100.49%
201222,403860.39%
201122,317760.34%
201022,2414,0372.02%
200018,2042,7591.66%
199015,4452,6181.87%
198012,8276320.51%
197012,1953,2303.12%
19608,9652,4053.17%
19506,5608981.48%
19405,6625761.08%
19305,0865151.07%
19204,5715881.39%
19103,9831720.44%
19003,8111060.28%
18903,705-104-0.28%
18803,8093510.97%
18703,4580.00%

Hastings Population by Year