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Hastings, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Hastings is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Hastings.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cambria County at latitude 40.6651 and longitude -78.7122. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hastings (see map) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hastings, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,265
Population in Households 1,264
Population in Familes 1,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,280
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 527
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 586 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 396 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $79,932
Average Home Value $88,005


Median Household Income $38,910
Average Household Income $46,180
Per Capita Income $19,243
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.4%
Households -0.09% -0.38%
Families -0.19% -0.43%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 862 51st
Population Density1 # 601 66th
Diversity Index2 # 1552 12th
Median Household Income # 1420 20th
Per Capita Income # 1523 14th

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