Hastings is a city located in Adams County Nebraska. It is also the county seat of Adams County. With a 2020 population of 24,428, it is the 7th largest city in Nebraska and the 1577th largest city in the United States . Hastings is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,907 in 2010. Hastings reached it's highest population of 25,184 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Hastings has a population density of 1,674 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hastings is $67,560 with a poverty rate of 14.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $119,800. The median age in Hastings is 36.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.