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Hastings Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Hastings Area is 31,396. The Hastings Area population density is 27.59 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 23.99 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Hastings Area is white, which represent 93.95% of the total population. The average Hastings Area education level is lower than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 31,396. #763

Population Density, #751

Hastings Area
27.59 per square mile
23.99 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:29,496 (93.95%, #152)
Black:261 (0.83%, #727)
Hispanic:2,641 (8.41%, #310)
Asian:428 (1.36%, #320)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):62 (0.20%, #698)
One Race, Other:582 (1.85%, see rank)
Two or More Races:567 (1.81%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,902 (72.02%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:84 (3.18%, see rank)
Cuban:102 (3.86%, see rank)
Central American:445 (16.85%, see rank)
South American:18 (0.68%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:64 (14.95%, see rank)
Chinese:3 (0.70%, see rank)
Filipino:39 (9.11%, see rank)
Japanese:27 (6.31%, see rank)
Korean:12 (2.80%, see rank)
Vietnamese:252 (58.88%, see rank)
Asian, Other:31 (7.24%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

26,854 (85.53%) out of the total population of 31,396 reported first ancestry.

 Hastings Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Arab210.07%, see rank0.42%0.56%
Czech1,1473.65%, see rank4.81%0.47%
Danish6682.13%, see rank2.36%0.42%
Dutch7512.39%, see rank1.94%1.40%
English2,5378.08%, see rank8.30%8.02%
French9823.13%, see rank2.66%3.34%
German14,83647.25%, see rank37.84%15.03%
Greek120.04%, see rank0.20%0.41%
Hungarian30.01%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish3,53011.24%, see rank13.72%10.80%
Italian5271.68%, see rank2.79%5.52%
Norwegian5301.69%, see rank2.03%1.42%
Polish1,0033.19%, see rank3.59%3.01%
Portuguese670.21%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian5181.65%, see rank0.67%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4001.27%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish4091.30%, see rank1.30%1.72%
Subsaharan African370.12%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish1,3964.45%, see rank4.41%1.27%
Swiss2470.79%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American1,4454.60%, see rank4.39%7.12%
Welsh1930.61%, see rank0.60%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 15,768 (50.22%, see rank)
Females: 15,628 (49.78%, see rank)

Hastings Area
Male: 50.22%
Female: 49.78%
Male: 49.67%
Female: 50.33%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Hastings Area
38.10 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Hastings Area
36.00 years old
35.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Hastings Area
39.60 years old
37.50 years old
38.80 years old

 Hastings Area% of the Total PopulationNebraskaU.S.
Under 5 years2,0596.56%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,1516.85%, see rank7.06%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0146.41%, see rank6.83%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,5368.08%, see rank6.92%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,4467.79%, see rank7.21%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,54011.28%, see rank13.46%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,35310.68%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,35413.87%, see rank13.41%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,94712.57%, see rank12.20%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,5097.99%, see rank7.17%7.64%
75 to 84 1,5194.84%, see rank4.58%4.25%
85 years and over9683.08%, see rank2.14%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Hastings AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population20,190, 100%1,205,229209,056,129
Less Than High School1,843, 9.13%, see rank9.48%13.67%
High School Graduate6,760, 33.48%, see rank27.83%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,087, 35.10%, see rank33.73%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,914, 14.43%, see rank19.56%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,586, 7.86%, see rank9.40%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.46, see rank13.7413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Hastings Area NebraskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,12677.00%23.00%70.26%29.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,31890.27%, see rank9.73%, see rank87.51%12.49%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,54994.58%, see rank5.42%, see rank89.60%10.40%90.60%9.40%
College2,80258.53%, see rank41.47%, see rank79.70%20.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School23061.30%, see rank38.70%, see rank68.66%31.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Hastings AreaNebraskaU.S.
Total Households12,580, 100%731,347116,211,092
Average Household Size2.36, see rank2.472.63
1 Person Households3,747, 29.79%, see rank28.72%27.57%
2 or More Person Households8,833, 70.21%, see rank71.28%72.43%
Family Households (Families)8,029, 63.82%, see rank65.05%66.22%
Average Family Size3.00, see rank3.123.32
Married-Couple Family6,670, 53.02%, see rank50.89%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,551, 36.18%, see rank34.95%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Hastings Area%NebraskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total25,172see rank1,467,464252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,564100%, see rank722,917123,281,364
Never Married3,82330.43%, see rank32.45%35.77%
Married7,08256.37%, see rank55.59%52.04%
Widowed4373.48%, see rank2.45%2.57%
Divorced1,2229.73%, see rank9.51%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over12,608100%, see rank744,547129,692,771
Never Married3,15425.02%, see rank25.96%29.48%
Married6,91454.84%, see rank53.55%49.19%
Widowed1,31210.41%, see rank9.13%9.16%
Divorced1,2289.74%, see rank11.36%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Hastings Area%NebraskaU.S.
Native29,81294.95%, see rank93.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence23,41474.58%, see rank65.36%58.73%
Born in Different State6,24619.89%, see rank27.42%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1520.48%, see rank0.73%1.42%
Foreign Born1,5845.05%, see rank6.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship7062.25%, see rank2.30%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship8782.80%, see rank4.19%7.09%
Born In Europe1040.33%, see rank0.51%1.53%
Born In Asia3331.06%, see rank1.71%3.82%
Born In Africa270.09%, see rank0.51%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,0883.47%, see rank3.65%6.83%
Born In Northern America320.10%, see rank0.08%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Hastings Area%NebraskaU.S.
English11,56291.91%, see rank89.37%79.39%
Spanish7215.73%, see rank6.44%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1761.40%, see rank2.13%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1100.87%, see rank1.37%3.36%
Other110.09%, see rank0.69%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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