Hastings, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hastings, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hastings had a population of 1,252 as of July 1, 2015. Hastings ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings is located at latitude 40.6647 and longitude -78.7094 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hastings (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

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

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

Borough of Hastings, PA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,252
Population in Households 1,251
Population in Familes 1,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,257
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 522
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 368
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 390 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $86,972
Average Home Value $95,897
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,405
Average Household Income $48,145
Per Capita Income $20,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.5%
Households -0.25% -0.5%
Families -0.41% -0.61%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Hastings, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 872 51st
Population Density1 # 610 65th
Diversity Index2 # 1562 12th
Median Household Income # 855 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1472 17th

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