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Hastings, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hastings had a population of 22,286 as of July 1, 2015. Hastings ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings is located at latitude 44.7318 and longitude -92.8533 in Dakota County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hastings (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.86 sq. miles. Dakota County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 722 feet.

The City of Hastings (GNIS ID: 2394320) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hastings population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hastings: City of Hastings.

City of Hastings, MN Boundary Map

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Hastings, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 22,286
Population in Households 21,545
Population in Familes 17,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density1 2,176
Diversity Index2 18
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,919
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,863
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,577 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,341 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 434 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $219,031
Average Home Value $247,875
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,501
Average Household Income $77,382
Per Capita Income $31,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.35%
Households 0.4% 0.5%
Families 0.2% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Hastings, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 95th
Population Density1 # 60 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 288 68th
Median Household Income # 188 79th
Per Capita Income # 180 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.