Hastings, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Hastings, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Hastings had a population of 7,580 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings is located at latitude 42.6501 and longitude -85.2884 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hastings (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 810 feet.

The City of Hastings (GNIS ID: 1626448) 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hastings: Hasting.

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Hastings, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,580
Population in Households 7,477
Population in Familes 5,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 1,459
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $46,341
Average Household Income $61,963
Per Capita Income $24,329


Total Housing Units 3,372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,021 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,008 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $124,223
Average Home Value $152,946


Total Households 3,029
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,008
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.48%
Households 0.49% 0.59%
Families 1.0% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   3.84%

Hastings, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 136 80th
Population Density # 215 69th
Diversity Index # 460 33rd
Median Household Income # 368 47th
Per Capita Income # 341 51st

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