Hastings, Florida

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Hastings, Florida

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High Points

Hastings strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

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Racial Diversity
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Comparative Profile of Hastings, Florida

Comparing Hastings to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Age of the Population 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 3
Median Family Income 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 3
Working at Home 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
People Living Alone 7 6
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Hastings Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 43 miles S of Jacksonville, Florida
County St Johns
Metro Area Jacksonville
Standard Zip Codes 32145
Phone Area Codes 904
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.717
Longitude -81.508

Hastings Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 68 F
Apr Temp 54 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 61 to 82 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 68 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 46 to 68 F
Apr Temp 59 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 92 F
Oct Temp 65 to 83 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Hastings Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 521 100%
Male 239 45.9%
Female 282 54.1%
Under 18 136 26.1%
18+ 385 73.9%
65+ 92 17.7%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 3
White 271 52%
African-American 226 43.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 11 2.1%
Mixed Race 10 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 5%

Estimated Hastings Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 631
Growth 110
Growth % 21.1%

Hastings Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.8%
English 9.9%
US/American 9.3%
German 6.7%
Irish 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Jamaican 2.7%
European 1.6%
African 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
Hungarian 0.8%
Moroccan 0.8%
Dutch 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hastings 521 $30,769
Crescent City 1,776 $28,913
Palatka 10,033 $26,076
Palm Coast 32,732 $45,818
Pomona Park 789 $32,750
St. Augustine 11,592 $41,892
Welaka 586 $30,938
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Hastings High Schools (2004)

Serves 178 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

Hastings Colleges

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