Hastings is a medium-sized city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 25,037 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Hastings is the seventh largest community in Nebraska.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.62 minutes getting to work every day.
Hastings is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Hastings is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.67% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hastings in 2018 was $30,855, which is middle income relative to Nebraska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,420 for a family of four. However, Hastings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hastings is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Asian. Hastings also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hastings include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Hastings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.