Hastings, NE has a population of 24,983 and is the 1,737th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,734 per sq mi which is 7135% higher than the Nebraska average and 1814% higher than the national average. The median age in Hastings is 36 which is approximately 1% lower than the Nebraska average of 36. In Hastings, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 70% of Hastings residents were born in Nebraska, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.