Hastings, Nebraska Population 2020

24,972

Hastings is a city located in Nebraska. With a 2020 population of 24,972, it is the 8th largest city in Nebraska and the 1534th largest city in the United States. Hastings is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,907 in 2010. Hastings reached it's highest population of 25,181 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Hastings has a population density of 1,711 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hastings is $67,793 with a poverty rate of 14.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $673 per month, and the median house value is $110,600. The median age in Hastings is 36 years, 33.3 years for males, and 38.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Hastings Demographics

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

  • White: 92.41%
  • Other race: 2.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.20%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Hastings, Nebraska is 24,972, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,822.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 24,907.

Hastings, Nebraska Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202030,985-263-0.85%
201931,248-263-0.84%
201831,511-263-0.83%
201731,7741110.35%
201631,663940.30%
201531,5691730.55%
201431,396-138-0.44%
201331,5341870.59%
201231,3471430.46%
201131,204-124-0.40%
201031,3280.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,03192.41%
Some Other Race6732.70%
Two or More Races5482.20%
Asian3101.24%
Black or African American1900.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1610.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%

Hastings Population Pyramid 2020

Hastings Median Age

36


Total

33.3


Male

38.7


Female

Hastings Adults

There are 19,057 adults, (4,229 of whom are seniors) in Hastings.

Hastings Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hastings Sex Ratio

Female

12,435

49.90%

Male

12,487

50.10%

Hastings Households and Families

Hastings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hastings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
Male67.1%32.9%
All64.1%35.9%
Female51.9%48.1%
Non Family44.9%55.1%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,1492.2964.1
Married4,6093.0584.4
Non Family4,3381.244.9
Female8773.351.9
Male3253.467.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hastings Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7644.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,0686.74%
High School Graduate4,32927.33%
Some College3,74323.63%
Associates Degree1,84911.68%
Bachelors Degree2,44815.46%
Graduate Degree1,63610.33%

Hastings Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14,03112,9133,784
Hispanic1,324795223
Other Race333978
Asian2159117
Multiple Races17611360
Native American7674
Black4544

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,170$42,376$28,375
Less Than High School$23,616$25,984$19,762
High School Grad$30,925$39,426$23,941
Some College$34,874$42,118$28,085
Bachelors Degree$39,430$58,615$30,714
Graduate Degree$59,868$62,101$54,732

$35,170

Average Earnings

$42,376

Average Male

$28,375

Average Female

Hastings Language

Hastings Language by Age

Hastings Language

89.97% of Hastings residents speak only English, while 10.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

Hastings Poverty

Hastings Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,5802,71713.88%
Hispanic2,91052217.94%
Other63220832.91%
Multiple50310220.28%
Native1584729.75%
Asian299268.70%
Black1171210.26%

14.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.60%

Male Poverty Rate

16.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hastings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hastings is Other, with 32.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hastings is Asian, with 8.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.21%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.22%
High School13.04%
Some College9.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.84%
Female Unemployed36.15%
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed8.16%

Hastings Income

Hastings Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,528$67,793
Families$67,576$89,415
Married Families$78,155-
Non Families$27,268$36,465

Hastings Marital Status

Hastings Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hastings Married by Age and Sex

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

Hastings Veterans

1,548

Number of Veterans

1,461

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam521
First Gulf War371
Second Gulf War303
Korea158
World War II96
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5058.43%
Hispanic542.97%
2 or More3716.09%
Hawaiian555.56%
Black10.98%

$Hastings Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hastings Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hastings 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

69.34%

Born in Nebraska

93.30%

Native Born

6.70%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.30% of Hastings residents were born in the United States, with 69.34% having been born in Nebraska. 4.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,972750.30%
201924,897750.30%
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%