Hastings, MN

Hastings profile

Living in Hastings

Hastings is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 22,886 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hastings is the 46th largest community in Minnesota.

Unlike some cities, Hastings isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hastings are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hastings is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hastings who work in office and administrative support (12.40%), sales jobs (11.05%), and management occupations (9.24%).

Also of interest is that Hastings has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Hastings who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.47% of adults in Hastings have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hastings in 2018 was $35,199, which is upper middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,796 for a family of four. However, Hastings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Hastings home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hastings residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hastings include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Hastings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.