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Hastings, Florida - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Johns County at latitude 29.718 and longitude -81.5081. St. Johns County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hastings (see map) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 617
Population in Households 575
Population in Familes 470
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $95,745
Average Home Value $157,078


Median Household Income $24,501
Average Household Income $36,114
Per Capita Income $13,169
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.47% 2.59%
Households 1.68% 2.82%
Families 3.65% 2.68%
Median Household Income   7.44%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida 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 # 805 13th
Population Density1 # 759 18th
Diversity Index2 # 288 69th
Median Household Income # 902 2nd
Per Capita Income # 866 6th

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