Hastings is located in southeast Nebraska. Hastings is between the Adams, Clay, Hall county. Hastings has 13.48 square miles of land area and 0.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hastings population is 25,030, which has grown 4.01% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hastings median household income is $46,840 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.09% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.50% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hastings median house value is $96,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is much 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 close to the state average in quality. The Hastings area code is 402.