Hastings is located close to the center of Pennsylvania. Hastings is between the Cambria, Clearfield county. Hastings has 0.55 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hastings population is 1,284, which has shrunk 8.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.89% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hastings median household income is $42,875 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 70.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 32.44% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hastings median house value is $73,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.94% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 70.00% 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 814.