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Hastings, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Hastings (historical) had a population of 1,269 as of July 1, 2022. Hastings ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings is located at latitude 29.718 and longitude -81.5081 in St. Johns County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hastings (historical) encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Johns County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Hastings (historical) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Hastings (historical) is located within Hastings CCD of St. Johns County.

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Hastings, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,269 (100%)
Population in Households 1,193 (94.0%)
Population in Families 951 (74.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 76 ( 6.0%)
Population Density 392
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $33,591
Average Household Income $50,466
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $18,257
Wealth Index5 36


Total HU (Housing Units) 547 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $156,019
Average Home Value $237,164
Housing Affordability Index3 106


Total Households 444
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.25% 1.68%
Households 0.40% 1.61%
Families   1.46%
Median Household Income   7.90%
Per Capita Income   6.49%
Owner Occupied HU   1.90%

Hastings, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 748 22nd
Population Density # 778 19th
Median Household Income # 928 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 314 33rd
Per Capita Income # 898 6th
Diversity Index # 422 56th

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