Hastings is located in southeast Minnesota. Hastings is between the Dakota, Washington county. Hastings has 10.24 square miles of land area and 0.94 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hastings population is 22,355, which has grown 22.80% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hastings median household income is $64,119 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.65% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.12% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hastings median house value is $175,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.03% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 51.31% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hastings is better than the state average in quality. The Hastings area code is 651.