Hastings, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 7,313 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 3,321  (45.4%)
Females: 3,992  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49058.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,983 (it was $39,033 in 2000)
Hastings:

$47,983
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,813 (it was $18,042 in 2000)

Hastings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,044 (it was $90,000 in 2000)
Hastings:

$127,044
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,425; detached houses: $204,249; townhouses or other attached units: $192,331; in 2-unit structures: $75,652; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,055; mobile homes: $42,175

Median gross rent in 2017: $803.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hastings: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hastings, MI (2017)
    • 6,74591.8%White alone
    • 2273.1%Asian alone
    • 1401.9%Hispanic
    • 1201.6%Two or more races
    • 590.8%American Indian alone
    • 340.5%Black alone

Races in Hastings detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 89 registered sex offenders living in Hastings, Michigan as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hastings is 82 to 1.


Crime rates in Hastings by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(55.9)
6
(83.9)
11
(155.1)
8
(115.7)
5
(73.2)
5
(74.8)
6
(81.7)
7
(95.7)
10
(137.2)
14
(191.9)
18
(246.8)
11
(151.2)
9
(123.8)
8
(109.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.6)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(153.7)
12
(167.9)
9
(126.9)
14
(202.5)
13
(190.3)
10
(149.6)
13
(177.0)
19
(259.8)
4
(54.9)
2
(27.4)
12
(164.5)
14
(192.5)
13
(178.8)
4
(54.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(195.6)
15
(209.8)
23
(324.4)
36
(520.6)
22
(322.0)
39
(583.4)
32
(435.7)
14
(191.4)
25
(343.0)
6
(82.2)
10
(137.1)
7
(96.2)
13
(178.8)
15
(205.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
216
(3,018)
188
(2,630)
199
(2,806)
231
(3,341)
154
(2,254)
201
(3,007)
182
(2,478)
168
(2,297)
112
(1,537)
100
(1,371)
84
(1,152)
99
(1,361)
106
(1,458)
138
(1,888)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(41.9)
3
(42.0)
8
(112.8)
10
(144.6)
9
(131.7)
6
(89.8)
9
(122.5)
2
(27.3)
6
(82.3)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.4)
8
(110.0)
1
(13.8)
6
(82.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(41.9)
3
(42.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.5)
2
(29.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)213.2228.2297.7343.6224.2262.5240.2240.1212.8220.7296.4229.4206.7249.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hastings, MI

Crime rate in Hastings detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (17.7%), English (14.8%), American (10.8%), Irish (7.1%), Italian (4.0%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 5.24 square miles.

Population density: 1,395 people per square mile   (low).

Hastings, Michigan map

224 residents are foreign born (0.4% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,984 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,544 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (23.6 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (108.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (134.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Freeport, MI (2.9 miles ),
Dowling, MI (3.0 miles ),
Woodland, MI (3.1 miles ),
Middleville, MI (3.2 miles ),
Nashville, MI (3.2 miles ),
Delton, MI (3.5 miles ),
Lake Odessa, MI (3.5 miles ),
Vermontville, MI (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.65 N, Longitude: 85.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,029 (+27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,695 (49.7%)

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Hastings, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hastings, MI in 2017
Hastings satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $105,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Hastings, MI residents
Average permit cost in Hastings, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Hastings, MI
Historical housing units in Hastings, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +671 (+10.4%).
Most common industries in Hastings, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.4%)
  • Machinery (6.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Hastings, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.4%)

Average climate in Hastings, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hastings, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Hastings-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Hastings city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hastings-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.7 miles away from Hastings center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 263.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from Hastings center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 315.3 miles away from Hastings center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barry County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hastings topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hastings:

  • PENNOCK HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1009 W GREEN ST)
  • PENNOCK HOMECARE SERVICES (1108 WEST STATE STREET)
  • BARRY COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY (2700 NASHVILLE ROAD)
  • MAGNUMCARE OF HASTINGS, LLC (240 E NORTH ST)
  • THORNAPPLE MANOR (2700 NASHVILLE RD)

Airports located in Hastings:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hastings:

  • Davenport University (about 19 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,955)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 23 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 4,078)
  • Calvin College (about 25 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Cornerstone University (about 28 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 30 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Western Michigan University (about 31 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 36 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 7,369)

Public high schools in Hastings:

Private high school in Hastings:

  • BARRY COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 2999 MCKEOWN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hastings:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hastings:

  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 707 S JEFFERSON ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • HASTINGS ADVENTIST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 11, Location: 888 TERRY LN, Grades: 2-7)
See full list of schools located in Hastings

Libraries in Hastings:

  • HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $739,584; Location: 227 EAST STATE STREET; 35,248 books; 2,848 e-books; 5,438 audio materials; 4,491 video materials; 103 print serial subscriptions)
  • DOWLING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,698; Location: 1765 EAST DOWLING ROAD; 14,812 books; 413 audio materials; 198 video materials; 11 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hatings High school has students from 9th grade - 12th grade not 8th-12th. There is also a Pleasentview Elementary south of town.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hastings: Hastings Country Club (A), Mercy Ambulance Service Hastings (B), Barry County Courthouse (C), Hastings Public Library (D), Hastings Police Department (E), Barry County Sheriff's Office (F), Hastings Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hastings include: Church of the Nazerene (A), Bible Missionary Church (B), Hastings Apostolic Tabernacle Church (C), Saint Andrew and Matthias Anglican Church (D), Saint Rose Catholic Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Fall Creek (A), Butler Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hastings include: Bob King Park (1), Tyden Park (2), Central School Historical Marker (3), Central School Auditorium Historical Marker (4), Early Hastings Historical Marker (5), George W Lowry House Historical Marker (6), Governor Kim Sigler Historical Marker (7), Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Historical Marker (8), Methodist Episcopal Church Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Brookside Motor Inn (1560 South M-37 Highway).

Birthplace of: Charles Rufus Morey - Art historian, Fred Rehor - Football player, Albert Leroy Rule - WWI film documentary director and producer, Greg Baty - Former football tight end in the National Football League, Tony Bowne - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).

Barry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hastings and their reported violations in the past:

THORNAPPLE VALLEY CHURCH (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WINDING CREEK CAMP (Population served: 728, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MES PETROLEUM, INC. (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-01-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2013)
TRACTOR SUPPLY COMPANY (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HASTINGS FREE METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SOUTH SHORES STRIP MALL (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
BARRY'S RESORT (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008), St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-25-2010), St Unresolved (MAR-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hastings that have no violations reported:

  • THORNAPPLE LAKE TRADING POST (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HASTINGS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WELCOME CORNERS U. M. C. (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YMCA CAMP ALGONQUIN (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW LIFE CHURCH ASSEMBLY (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WELCOME WOODS CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hastings in 2010:

  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Hastings in 2000:

  • 95 people in nursing homes
  • 65 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Hastings (2011 data):

  • The Hastings City Bank: Messenger Service at 150 West Court Street, branch established on 2008/10/01; at 150 West Court Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $251.5 mil, Deposits: $213.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hcb Financial Corp.
  • Chemical Bank: Hastings/West State Branch at 241 West State Street, branch established on 1933/12/08. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation
  • Firstbank - West Michigan: Hastings West Branch at 1500 West M-43 Highway, branch established on 2007/12/31. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $202.5 mil, Deposits: $162.4 mil, headquarters in Ionia, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation
  • Commercial Bank: Mainstreet Savings Bank Branch at 629 West State Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2010/07/19: Bank assets: $374.9 mil, Deposits: $320.7 mil, headquarters in Alma, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial National Financial Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Hastings Banking Center Branch at 920 West State Street, branch established on 2005/12/12. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Union Bank: Hastings Branch at 529 West State Street, branch established on 2006/12/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $175.2 mil, Deposits: $152.8 mil, headquarters in Lake Odessa, MI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Union Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hastings:

Marital status in Hastings, MI
  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hastings:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hastings
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hastings, MI (based on Barry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,02030
Mainline Protestant4,33020
Catholic2,6814
Other5263
None45,616-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Barry County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Barry County:

2.88 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Barry County:

30.1%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.4%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Hastings:

28.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hastings:

10.8%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.4%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.7%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hastings, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$67,055$42,3510$0
Streets and Highways 15$40,535$32,4280$0
Financial Administration 11$27,335$29,8200$0
Local Libraries 5$13,213$31,71113$13,925
Firefighters 5$17,212$41,3090$0
Other Government Administration 4$18,333$54,9990$0
Sewerage 4$12,542$37,6260$0
Police - Other 3$5,101$20,4040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,915$58,9807$10,095
Water Supply 1$3,714$44,5680$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$805
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 68$209,955$37,05122$24,825

Hastings government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $555,000 ($75.89)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,912,000 ($398.19)
    Police Protection: $1,702,000 ($232.74)
    General - Other: $970,000 ($132.64)
    Water Utilities: $910,000 ($124.44)
    Sewerage: $863,000 ($118.01)
    Libraries: $744,000 ($101.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $530,000 ($72.47)
    Central Staff Services: $462,000 ($63.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000 ($22.84)
    Financial Administration: $143,000 ($19.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.82)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $45,000 ($6.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $281,000 ($38.42)
    Libraries: $16,000 ($2.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,286,000 ($312.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $56,000 ($7.66)

Hastings government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,097,000 ($150.01)
    Other: $274,000 ($37.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($3.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,374,000 ($187.88)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($23.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000 ($23.38)
    Other: $51,000 ($6.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $574,000 ($78.49)
    Highways: $140,000 ($19.14)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $285,000 ($38.97)
    Rents: $79,000 ($10.80)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($6.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($5.06)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($3.69)
    Special Assessments: $12,000 ($1.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,155,000 ($157.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,043,000 ($142.62)
    General Local Government Support: $656,000 ($89.70)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($8.34)
    Other: $8,000 ($1.09)
  • Tax - Property: $3,418,000 ($467.39)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $29,000 ($3.97)
    Other License: $3,000 ($0.41)

Hastings government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,412,000 ($193.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,201,000 ($164.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $211,000 ($28.85)

Hastings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,945,000 ($539.45)

7.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.29%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, MI  1.92% ($59,303 average AGI)
from Allegan County, MI  0.84% ($50,564)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.75% ($53,634)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,973 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, MI  1.30% ($51,087 average AGI)
to Allegan County, MI  0.76% ($39,250)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.76% ($50,389)
Businesses in Hastings, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Applebee's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS3
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hastings:

  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0 kW; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hastings:

  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTX (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hastings:

  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKAR-TV (Channel 23; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MICH. STATE UNIV.)
  • W44BQ (Channel 44; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WOGC-CA (Channel 25; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Hastings fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hastings fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 27.4mTotal length
  • 28,285Total average daily traffic
  • 746Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,014Total future (year 2022) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hastings, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hastings, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hastings)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 907 W State St (Lat: 42.648917 Lon: -85.303889), Call Sign: KNAR516, Licensee ID: L00001365,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.4800 MHz, 42.5800 MHz, 42.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1996, Expiration Date: 03/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: State Of Michigan, 714 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823, Phone: (616) 948-8262
  • 1009 West Green St (Lat: 42.644750 Lon: -85.303889), Call Sign: KGK650, Licensee ID: L00040252,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.220 MHz, 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2001, Expiration Date: 08/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2011, Registrant: Pennock Hospital, 1009 W Green St, Hastings, MI 49058, Phone: (616) 968-3122
  • 2600 Nashville Rd (Lat: 42.614750 Lon: -85.240000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WPMW298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.337 MHz, 458.512 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/17/2024, Certifier: Charles D Nystrom, Registrant: Ewa 20909707, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 337-9630, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • Lat: 42.500583 Lon: -85.287500, Call Sign: WQHU461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.965 MHz, 153.920 MHz, 155.925 MHz, 158.760 MHz, 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/2017, Expiration Date: 11/08/2027, Certifier: Roger Caris, Registrant: Communications Specialists, Inc., 4138 Division Avenue South, Grand Rapids, MI 49548, Phone: (616) 534-5862, Fax: (616) 534-1475, Email:
  • Lat: 42.648611 Lon: -85.303472, Call Sign: WQRE649,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.537 MHz, 465.537 MHz, 460.487 MHz, 465.487 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/26/2023, Certifier: Peter J Nevins, Registrant: Fcc Forms, Springfield, OR 97477, Phone: (855) 345-3322, Fax: (855) 345-3322, Email:
  • Lat: 42.652278 Lon: -85.282389, Call Sign: WQVP569, Licensee ID: L01923363,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.187 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2015, Expiration Date: 04/08/2025, Certifier: Len L Parker, Registrant: Hastings Manufacturing Company, 325 N Hanover St, Hastings, MI 49058, Phone: (269) 945-2491, Fax: (269) 945-4667, Email:
  • 2600 Nashville Rd (Lat: 42.614722 Lon: -85.240000), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WRBN405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.287 MHz, 806.412 MHz, 806.912 MHz, 807.350 MHz, 807.412 MHz, 808.162 MHz, 808.275 MHz, 808.912 MHz, 812.937 MHz, 813.237 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 05/04/2018, Expiration Date: 05/04/2028, Certifier: Stephanie Lehman, Registrant: Chrouch Communications, Inc., 7860 Morrison Lake Rd, Saranac, MI 48881, Phone: (616) 642-3881, Fax: (616) 642-6008, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hastings)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hastings)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

37 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 80. The highest number of reported fires - 124 took place in 2005, and the least - 46 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hastings, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.7%), and Outside Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hastings, MI
    • 61945.7%Structure Fires
    • 50937.6%Outside Fires
    • 20615.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hastings, MI
Most common first names in Hastings, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert11871.5 years
William9277.3 years
Mary9179.6 years
Charles7178.2 years
Richard6668.8 years
James6371.7 years
John6375.1 years
George5777.2 years
Donald5269.2 years
Dorothy5080.0 years
Most common last names in Hastings, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6479.4 years
Miller4676.9 years
Johnson4180.6 years
Wilson2773.9 years
Williams2777.9 years
Davis2179.0 years
Belson1980.1 years
Tobias1978.1 years
Martin1976.6 years
Thompson1870.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hastings, MI
  • 90.4%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hastings, MI
  • 69.8%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Hastings compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Hastings on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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