For population 25 years and over in Hastings:
For population 15 years and over in Hastings town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawton, OK (31.8 miles , pop. 92,757).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (92.7 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (124.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Waurika, OK (2.7 miles ), Temple, OK (2.8 miles ), Addington, OK (2.9 miles) , Byers, TX (3.4 miles ), Comanche, OK (3.5 miles ), Sugden, OK (3.5 miles) , Walters, OK (3.8 miles ), Petrolia, TX (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 98.11 W
Area code: 580
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-5.5%).
Average climate in Hastings, Oklahoma
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hastings-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 264% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1964, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.6 miles away from the Hastings town center killed 7 people and injured 111 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/10/1979, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center killed 42 people and injured 1740 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hastings-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from Hastings center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from Hastings center
On 10/6/2006 at 22:13:16, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Winter Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Hastings:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hastings:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hastings and their reported violations in the past:JEFFERSON CO CONS RWD #1 (Population served: 5715, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.8%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Hastings compared to Oklahoma state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hastings town (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.90%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
7.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,510 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,012 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Hastings:
Strongest FM radio stations in Hastings:
TV broadcast stations around Hastings:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.