Hastings, Pennsylvania

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Hastings, Pennsylvania

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High Points

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

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Comparative Profile of Hastings, Pennsylvania

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 9 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 6
Male Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 4 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
People Living Alone 6 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Hastings Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 69 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Cambria
Metro Area Johnstown
Standard Zip Codes 16646
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.665
Longitude -78.712

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 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station MADERA 2 SE
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station INDIANA 3 SE
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 47 inches
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Hastings Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,398 100%
Male 644 46.1%
Female 754 53.9%
Under 18 297 21.2%
18+ 1,101 78.8%
65+ 351 25.1%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,390 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.6%

Estimated Hastings Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,336
Growth -62
Growth % -4.4%

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
German 26.6%
Irish 11%
Slovak 10.8%
Polish 10.1%
Italian 9.5%
US/American 8.8%
French (except Basque) 4.9%
English 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3%
Czech 1.6%
Dutch 1.5%
Welsh 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Lithuanian 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Russian 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hastings 1,398 $33,462
Carrolltown 1,049 $39,792
Cherry Tree 443 $31,625
Chest Springs 110 $38,750
Northern Cambria 4,199 $29,917
Patton 2,023 $35,473
Westover 458 $26,786

Hastings Public Libraries

Hastings Public Library
Hastings, Pennsylvania
(814) 247-8231
Library Web Site

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Hastings Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(814) 247-3100
Emergency Service: Yes

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