Hastings, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -14.8%
 
Males: 62  (47.2%)
Females: 70  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

60.2 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 73548

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,443 (it was $22,969 in 2000)
Hastings:

$42,443
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $26,589 (it was $13,017 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $44,487 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Hastings:

$44,487
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $52,547; detached houses: $62,197; mobile homes: $32,674
March 2019 cost of living index in Hastings: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.6%
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  • Races in Hastings, OK (2010)
    • 12486.7%White alone
    • 107.0%Two or more races
    • 74.9%Hispanic
    • 21.4%American Indian alone



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hastings, Oklahoma as of March 07, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hastings is 28 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (46.9%), English (9.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 270 people per square mile   (very low).

Hastings, Oklahoma map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $483 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $262 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Hastings, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hastings, OK in 2019

Hastings satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.6%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Most common industries in Hastings, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Truck transportation (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Wood products (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (23.8%)
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Truck transportation (12.7%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (7.9%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (14.7%)
  • Wood products (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Hastings, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (17.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (11.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)

Average climate in Hastings, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hastings-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 145% 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 649% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Hastings center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 174.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from Hastings center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Hastings center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from Hastings center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hastings topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hastings:

  • JUNNIE WOOD MEMORIAL CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)
  • WESTBROOK HEALTHCARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WAURIKA, OK)
  • TEMPLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TEMPLE, OK)
  • COMANCHE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COMANCHE, OK)
  • PARKVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WALTERS, OK)
  • INDIAN TERRITORY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE I I, LLC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WALTERS, OK)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; WALTERS, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hastings:

  • Cameron University (about 33 miles; Lawton, OK; Full-time enrollment: 4,695)
  • Midwestern State University (about 34 miles; Wichita Falls, TX; FT enrollment: 4,901)
  • North Central Texas College (about 69 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • Vernon College (about 70 miles; Vernon, TX; FT enrollment: 2,216)
  • Western Oklahoma State College (about 77 miles; Altus, OK; FT enrollment: 2,054)
  • University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus (about 78 miles; Norman, OK; FT enrollment: 22,496)
  • Mid-America Christian University (about 84 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 2,869)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Hastings Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

JEFFERSON CO CONS RWD #1 (Population served: 8,276, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2012)
  • 24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between NOV-2008 and JAN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between NOV-2008 and JAN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Hastings:

Marital status in Hastings, OK
  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 27.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hastings:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hastings, OK (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,95121
Mainline Protestant8684
Catholic351
None618-
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: 2
Jefferson County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

14.41 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

11.0%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.7%
Oklahoma:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
Oklahoma:

44.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

32.5
Oklahoma:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

32.4%
Oklahoma:

21.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hastings:

22.9%
Oklahoma:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hastings:

6.9
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hastings:

48.1%
Oklahoma:

33.8%

General health condition:
Hastings:

45.1%
Oklahoma:

54.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hastings:

73.4%
Oklahoma:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hastings, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

7.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,571 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

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 Stephens County, OK  1.96% ($22,743 average AGI)
from Carter County, OK  1.68% ($40,600)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,714 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

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 Carter County, OK  1.62% ($37,138 average AGI)
to Stephens County, OK  1.62% ($35,207)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hastings:

  • KCAF (990 AM; 10 kW; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: RENAISSANCE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KJON (850 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANADARKO, OK; Owner: CARROLLTON BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, LP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hastings:

  • KNIN-FM (92.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWRD-FM (100.7 FM; HIGHLAND VILLAGE, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KWFS-FM (102.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBZS (106.3 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLUR (99.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KQXC-FM (103.9 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSYY (105.3 FM; KINGFISHER, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXI (92.1 FM; MARLOW, OK; Owner: DFWU, INC.)
  • KYYI (104.7 FM; BURKBURNETT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMOC (89.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHRISTIAN SERVICE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KDDQ (105.3 FM; COMANCHE, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KTEO (90.5 FM; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKEN (97.1 FM; DUNCAN, OK; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING OF SOUTHWEST OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • KZCD (94.1 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAW (101.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCU (89.3 FM; LAWTON, OK; Owner: CAMERON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Hastings:

  • KSWO-TV (Channel 7; LAWTON, OK; Owner: KSWO TELEVISION COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFDX-TV (Channel 3; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF WICHITA FALLS, L.L.C.)
  • KAUZ-TV (Channel 6; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF WICHITA FALLS, LLC)
  • KJTL (Channel 18; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K47DK (Channel 47; GRANDFIELD, OK; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.5mTotal length
  • $1,335,000Total costs
  • 899Total average daily traffic
  • 122Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,438Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hastings)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Sp # 4- Commercial Ave, Just N Of 6th St (Lat: 34.230639 Lon: -98.108639), Type: Tank, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPZA404,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2014, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: Milton Knutson, Registrant: Micro-Comm, Inc., 15895 S. Pflumm Road, Olathe, KS 66062, Phone: (913) 390-4500, Fax: (913) 390-4550, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OK01798A, 101 West College (Ok01798a) (Lat: 34.223833 Lon: -98.109722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQWA648,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 17965.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 07/01/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA5EQW, Licensee ID: L00152251, Grant Date: 12/08/2016, Expiration Date: 01/31/2027, Certifier: James Baay, Registrant: James Baay, 186034 Deans Ln, Hastings, OK 73548-4502
  • Call Sign: KE5HZC, Licensee ID: L01069080, Grant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 04/07/2026, Certifier: Jeffrey J Papak, Registrant: Jeffrey J Papak, Rr 1 Box 20, Hastings, OK 73548

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hastings, OK
  • 79.4%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hastings, OK
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Hastings compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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