Hastings is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,310 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hastings is the 155th largest community in Michigan.
Hastings is a blue-collar town, with 36.11% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hastings is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hastings who work in office and administrative support (10.93%), sales jobs (8.79%), and food service (7.04%).
The percentage of adults in Hastings who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.64% of the adults in Hastings have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hastings in 2018 was $27,451, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,804 for a family of four. However, Hastings contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hastings home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hastings residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hastings include German, English, Irish, Dutch, and French.
The most common language spoken in Hastings is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.