Hastings, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 24,989 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 12,602  (50.4%)
Females: 12,387  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68901, 68955.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,473 (it was $35,461 in 2000)
Hastings:

$50,473
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,578 (it was $17,941 in 2000)

Hastings city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,148 (it was $72,200 in 2000)
Hastings:

$119,148
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $680.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hastings: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.6% for Black residents, 20.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for American Indian residents, 29.3% for other race residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hastings, NE (2017)
    • 21,15883.7%White alone
    • 3,10212.3%Hispanic
    • 4691.9%Two or more races
    • 3441.4%Asian alone
    • 1680.7%Black alone
    • 350.1%American Indian alone
    • 70.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Hastings, Nebraska as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hastings is 305 to 1.


Crime rates in Hastings by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
20
(84.9)
13
(50.8)
16
(63.4)
10
(39.3)
16
(62.8)
15
(58.4)
14
(55.7)
24
(96.1)
23
(92.0)
25
(99.7)
26
(104.6)
19
(76.4)
21
(84.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(17.0)
6
(23.5)
9
(35.6)
7
(27.5)
5
(19.6)
2
(7.8)
8
(31.8)
10
(40.1)
4
(16.0)
6
(23.9)
10
(40.2)
9
(36.2)
7
(28.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(110.4)
29
(113.4)
26
(103.0)
30
(118.0)
31
(121.7)
16
(62.2)
24
(95.5)
23
(92.1)
27
(107.9)
41
(163.5)
26
(104.6)
33
(132.7)
23
(92.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
164
(696.1)
183
(715.5)
164
(649.5)
154
(605.6)
97
(380.8)
84
(326.8)
108
(429.8)
149
(596.9)
198
(791.6)
169
(674.1)
123
(495.0)
166
(667.4)
107
(428.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
697
(2,959)
775
(3,030)
685
(2,713)
805
(3,166)
665
(2,610)
631
(2,455)
740
(2,945)
726
(2,909)
689
(2,755)
755
(3,012)
640
(2,576)
737
(2,963)
639
(2,560)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(89.1)
14
(54.7)
47
(186.1)
27
(106.2)
43
(168.8)
31
(120.6)
26
(103.5)
36
(144.2)
35
(139.9)
28
(111.7)
38
(152.9)
46
(184.9)
84
(336.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(25.5)
10
(39.1)
10
(39.6)
8
(31.5)
3
(11.8)
4
(15.6)
6
(23.9)
2
(8.0)
4
(16.0)
3
(12.0)
4
(16.1)
4
(16.1)
3
(12.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.3246.1250.9248.7225.0192.2237.3277.0276.7304.2266.6278.5253.5

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City-data.com crime index in Hastings, NE

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Nebraska average:

1.90
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Ancestries: German (36.6%), American (9.4%), Irish (3.6%), English (3.5%), Czech (3.1%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/1874

Elevation: 1923 feet

Land area: 9.83 square miles.

Population density: 2,543 people per square mile   (average).

Hastings, Nebraska map

1,610 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 2.1% Asia).

This city:

6.4%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,264 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,933 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (91.3 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (546.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Juniata, NE (2.5 miles ),
Trumbull, NE (3.0 miles ),
Inland, NE (3.0 miles),
Glenvil, NE (3.1 miles ),
Ayr, NE (3.3 miles),
Prosser, NE (3.4 miles),
Roseland, NE (3.5 miles ),
Doniphan, NE (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.59 N, Longitude: 98.39 W

Hastings nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Queen City of the Plains, Birthplace of Kool-Aid

Daytime population change due to commuting: +897 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,289 (75.1%)

Area code: 402

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

Hastings tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 42 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $21,200
  • 2006: 69 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2010: 34 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $240,700
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $251,200
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $202,600
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2016: 56 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2017: 43 buildings, average cost: $244,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Hastings, NE residents
Average permit cost in Hastings, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Historical population in Hastings, NE
Historical housing units in Hastings, NE

Population change in the 1990s: +1,126 (+4.9%).
Most common industries in Hastings, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Machinery (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Hastings, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)

Average climate in Hastings, Nebraska

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Tornado activity:

Hastings-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Hastings city center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hastings-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 681.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.9 miles away from Hastings center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 392.1 miles away from Hastings center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from Hastings center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.7 miles away from Hastings center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 309.0 miles away from Hastings center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hastings topographic map

Main business address for: GIBRALTAR PACKAGING GROUP INC (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hastings:

  • HASTINGS REGIONAL CENTER ("P O BOX 579, 4200 W 2ND ST")
  • HASTINGS SURGICAL CENTER, LLC (5803 OSBORNE DR WEST)
  • MARY LANNING HEALTHCARE (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 715 N ST JOSEPH AVE)
  • MARY LANNING HOSPICE (715 NORTH ST JOSEPH AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HASTINGS VILLAGE (P O BOX 2149, 926 EAST E STREET)
  • HASTINGS DIALYSIS CENTER (1900 N ST JOSEPH AVE)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF MARY LANNING MEM HOSPICAL (620 NORTH ST JOSEPH AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Hastings:

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Amtrak station:

HASTINGS (501 W. 1ST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

College/University in Hastings:

  • Hastings College (Full-time enrollment: 1,155; Location: 710 N Turner Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hastings.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hastings:

  • Central Community College (about 21 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 38 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 91 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 94 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Northeast Community College (about 114 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 130 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)

Public high schools in Hastings:

Private high school in Hastings:

  • ST CECILIA MIDDLE SCH/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 257, Location: 521 N KANSAS AVE, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hastings:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hastings:

  • ST MICHAEL'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 220, Location: 721 CREIGHTON AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 465 S MARIAN RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hastings

Library in Hastings:

  • HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,144,474; Location: 517 WEST 4TH STREET; 149,813 books; 8,611 audio materials; 3,133 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 20 state licensed databases; 10 other licensed databases; 167 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hastings has one more college: Central Community College-Hastings Campus
  • kroa fm radio station is owned and operated by Mission Nebraska

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hastings: Meadowbrook Golf Club (A), Industrial Park West (B), Hastings (C), Heartland Co-op Elevator (D), Cooperative Producers Incorporated Elevator (E), Garvey Elevators Incorporated Elevator (F), AGP Grain Cooperative Elevator (G), Hastings KOA Campground (H), Adams County Fairgrounds (I), Observatory (J), Hastings Regional Center (K), Batchelder General Services (L), Wilson Mathemetics and Computer Science Center (M), Hansen House (N), Altman Hall (O), Bronc Hall (P), Physical Fitness Facility (Q), Weyer Hall (R), Hayes M Fuhr Hall of Music (S), Hazelrigg Student Union (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Imperial Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Hastings: GIBRALTAR PACKAGING GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hastings include: Crosier Monastery (A), Peace Lutheran Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), First United Methodist Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Berean Bible Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parkview Cemetery (1), Highland Cemetery (2), Mount Sinai Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Hastings (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Hastings include: Carter Park (1), Harms Park (2), Heartwell Park (3), Highland Park (4), Lake Hastings Park (5), Libs Park (6), Lincoln Park (7), Prospect Park (8), American Legion Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Adams County Historical Society (Museums; 1330 North Burlington Avenue) (1), Children's Museum of Central Nebraska (3001 West 12th Street Suite 18) (2), Hastings Museum (1330 North Burlington Avenue) (3), Insurance Mart Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 East J Street) (4), Pla-Mor Music CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1801 North Kansas Avenue) (5), Chart Properties (Amusement & Theme Parks; 208 South Burlington Avenue Suite 101) (6), County Offices - Courthouse- Convention & Visitor's Bureau (100 North Shore Drive) (7), Visitor's Center for Hastings & Adams County (100 North Shore Drive) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western (203 West 33rd Street) (1), Best Value Inn X-L Motel (West Highway 6-34 & 281) (2), Midlands Lodge (Highway 6-34 281) (3), Rainbow Motel (1000 W J St) (4), X-L Motel (West Highway 6-34 And 281) (5), USA Inns of America-Hastings (2424 Osborne Drive East) (6), Comfort Inn Hastings (2903 Osborne Drive West) (7), Super 8 Hastings NE (2200 North Kansas Avenue) (8), Grand Motel (201 East J Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tom Osborne - Football player and coach, Ivan Sutherland - Computer programmer, Jeri Kehn Thompson - Politician, Marc Boerigter - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: May 4, 1978), Randall Ray Rader - Federal judge, Bert Sutherland - Navy officer, Clarence L. "Ben" Coates - Computer scientist, Gwen Lee - Actress, Don Pederson - Politician, Elizabeth Coulson - Politician.

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

HASTINGS, CITY OF (Population served: 25,244, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-24-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-20-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-12-2007 to DEC-02-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2006), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2006)
HASTINGS REGIONAL CENTER (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-28-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2010)

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

  • UNCLE NEALS 9 - ARBYS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.9%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


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:

  • 768 people in college/university student housing
  • 181 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Hastings in 2000:

  • 599 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 260 people in nursing homes
  • 191 people in state prisons
  • 139 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with most branches in Hastings (2011 data):

  • Heritage Bank: Motor Branch, Mobile Unit, Hastings Main Branch. Info updated 2009/02/18: Bank assets: $539.7 mil, Deposits: $373.4 mil, headquarters in Wood River, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Group, Inc.
  • Five Points Bank of Hastings: Hastings Branch, Five Points Bank Of Hastings, Five Points Bank Of Hastings Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.6 mil, Deposits: $171.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Banc Corp
  • Hastings State Bank: Detached Tellers' Facility at 910 East South Street, branch established on 1975/06/20; at 530 North Burlington Avenue, branch established on 1964/01/02. Info updated 2008/09/17: Bank assets: $137.4 mil, Deposits: $111.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Hastings Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hastings Main Branch at 747 North Burlington Avenue, branch established on 1919/02/15; Hastings -marian Mb Branch at 815 North Marian Road, branch established on 1996/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Lincoln FSB of Nebraska: 631 West 2nd Branch at 631 West 2nd, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $331.9 mil, Deposits: $232.1 mil, headquarters in Lincoln, NE, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hastings Branch at 305 North Hastings, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Nebraska: 715 West 4th Branch at 715 West 4th, branch established on 1896/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $54.5 mil, Deposits: $43.9 mil, headquarters in Lexington, NE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Geneva State Bank: , Hastings Branch at 3602 Cimarron Plaza, branch established on 2008/04/07. Info updated 2011/02/23: Bank assets: $228.2 mil, Deposits: $168.3 mil, headquarters in Geneva, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Geneva State Company
  • Great Western Bank: 700 N. Burlingtion Branch at 700 N. Burlington, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited

For population 15 years and over in Hastings:

Marital status in Hastings, NE
  • Never married: 31.0%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hastings:

  • High school or higher: 88.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hastings, NE (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,72917
Evangelical Protestant6,38521
Catholic4,8815
Other5312
Black Protestant741
None12,764-
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: 7
Here:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Adams County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adams County:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

8.0%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.4%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
Nebraska:

12.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hastings:

48.2%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hastings:

44.5%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
Hastings:

28.6
Nebraska:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.5%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Nebraska:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hastings:

32.2%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

54.6%
State:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
State:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hastings, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 104$671,943$77,5320$0
Other and Unallocable 69$399,519$69,4822$2,894
Police Protection - Officers 34$145,846$51,4750$0
Parks and Recreation 27$95,876$42,61212$8,483
Firefighters 24$126,197$63,09913$7,467
Streets and Highways 22$90,412$49,3160$0
Gas Supply 21$120,656$68,9460$0
Water Supply 15$77,416$61,9330$0
Police - Other 13$39,563$36,5203$5,230
Sewerage 10$53,276$63,9310$0
Solid Waste Management 9$34,268$45,6913$3,266
Local Libraries 7$25,429$43,59316$20,369
Other Government Administration 4$22,032$66,09611$9,240
Financial Administration 3$12,358$49,4320$0
Airports 1$3,335$40,0200$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,917$107,0040$0
Fire - Other 1$3,306$39,6720$0
Totals for Government 365$1,930,349$63,46460$56,949

Hastings government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,692,000 ($147.75)
    Sewerage: $2,471,000 ($98.88)
    Regular Highways: $2,100,000 ($84.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,531,000 ($61.27)
    Gas Utilities: $869,000 ($34.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $719,000 ($28.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $466,000 ($18.65)
    General Public Buildings: $252,000 ($10.08)
    Libraries: $225,000 ($9.00)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($2.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $21,000 ($0.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $27,612,000 ($1104.97)
    Gas Utilities: $7,136,000 ($285.57)
    Police Protection: $4,369,000 ($174.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,178,000 ($127.18)
    Sewerage: $3,096,000 ($123.89)
    Regular Highways: $2,996,000 ($119.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,636,000 ($105.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,463,000 ($98.56)
    Libraries: $1,157,000 ($46.30)
    General - Other: $1,109,000 ($44.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $931,000 ($37.26)
    Central Staff Services: $890,000 ($35.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $621,000 ($24.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $276,000 ($11.04)
    Air Transportation: $269,000 ($10.76)
    General Public Buildings: $161,000 ($6.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($5.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($1.32)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($1.08)
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($0.52)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $893,000 ($35.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $761,000 ($30.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,755,000 ($110.25)
    Other - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($0.44)
    Other - Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($9.84)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($4.00)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($2.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.28)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($10.24)
    Police Protection: $146,000 ($5.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $136,000 ($5.44)
    Regular Highways: $124,000 ($4.96)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($0.92)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($0.76)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($0.72)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,514,000 ($980.99)

Hastings government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,909,000 ($236.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,869,000 ($74.79)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,141,000 ($45.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $442,000 ($17.69)
    Air Transportation: $297,000 ($11.89)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($2.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $29,000 ($1.16)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,834,000 ($113.41)
    Other: $488,000 ($19.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000 ($2.52)
    Highways: $17,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,991,000 ($159.71)
    Special Assessments: $594,000 ($23.77)
    Interest Earnings: $362,000 ($14.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $138,000 ($5.52)
    Rents: $29,000 ($1.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $32,485,000 ($1299.97)
    Gas Utilities: $7,428,000 ($297.25)
    Water Utilities: $4,676,000 ($187.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,655,000 ($106.25)
    General Local Government Support: $901,000 ($36.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $370,000 ($14.81)
    Other: $228,000 ($9.12)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,095,000 ($243.91)
    Property: $5,567,000 ($222.78)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $675,000 ($27.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $462,000 ($18.49)
    Other: $354,000 ($14.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $33,000 ($1.32)
    Other License: $26,000 ($1.04)

Hastings government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,110,000 ($2125.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,875,000 ($1595.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,235,000 ($529.63)

Hastings government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,112,000 ($3486.01)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,965,000 ($518.83)

5.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Nebraska average:

6.35%

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 Hall County, NE  0.84% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Clay County, NE  0.44% ($44,528)
from Buffalo County, NE  0.37% ($28,227)


6.48% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Nebraska average:

6.52%

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 Hall County, NE  1.05% ($36,787 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.59% ($36,736)
to Douglas County, NE  0.47% ($54,105)
Businesses in Hastings, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Burger King2New Balance3
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Comfort Inn1Quality1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
FedEx5Rodeway Inn1
Ford1SAS Shoes1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill3Subway3
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
Kmart1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hastings:

  • KHAS (1230 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICS (1550 AM; 1 kW; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: KHAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hastings:

  • K295AF (106.9 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFKX (90.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: HASTINGS COLLEGE)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KFGE (98.1 FM; MILFORD, NE; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K219BW (91.7 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROA (95.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: GRACE UNIVERSITY)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGY (97.3 FM; AURORA, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K209EQ (89.7 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KCNT (88.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hastings:

  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K41FU (Channel 41; COLUMBUS & FREMONT, NE; Owner: ROGER E. HARDERS)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hastings fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 60Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.4mTotal length
  • 103,253Total average daily traffic
  • 7,554Total average daily truck traffic
  • 140,769Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hastings, NE - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 141930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hastings, NE
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hastings)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 120 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hastings, NE)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (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: 100 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hastings)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hastings)

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 118. The highest number of fire incidents - 159 took place in 2004, and the least - 86 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hastings, NE When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (31.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hastings, NE
    • 95147.5%Outside Fires
    • 62431.2%Structure Fires
    • 32316.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1055.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hastings, NE

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hastings, Nebraska:

  • Super 8 Hastings, 2200 N Kansas Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 463-8888, Fax: (402) 463-8899
  • Comfort Inn, 2903 Osborne Dr W, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 463-5252, Fax: (402) 463-5023
  • C3 Hotel, 2205 Osborne Dr E, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 463-6721, Fax: (402) 834-3601
  • Quality Inn Hastings, 203 W 33RD St, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 461-4076
  • Holiday Inn Express - Hastings, 3605 Cimarron Plz, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 463-8858, Fax: (402) 463-8859
  • My Place Hotel, 200 E 31st St, Hastings, Nebraska 68901 , Phone: (402) 303-6060, Fax: (402) 303-6061
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hastings, Nebraska
Most common first names in Hastings, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21476.6 years
Mary17382.3 years
William15478.7 years
Robert14671.5 years
Charles12177.7 years
George11979.1 years
Anna11286.1 years
Helen10980.5 years
James9973.3 years
Henry8481.9 years
Most common last names in Hastings, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11380.6 years
Smith7177.7 years
Nelson6580.8 years
Brown6179.1 years
Anderson5881.3 years
Jones4579.7 years
Meyer4178.4 years
Miller3979.1 years
Hansen3980.9 years
Williams3375.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hastings, NE
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hastings, NE
  • 55.8%Utility gas
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Hastings compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 28 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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