Income/capita 10%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 14%
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Income per capita$26,948$28,596$29,829
Median household income$46,903$54,384$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,002$69,541$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,962$32,466$35,192
Median earnings male$31,809$36,411$36,919
Median earnings female$22,321$24,833$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%2.9%4.7%
Poverty level12.5%12.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Hastings is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Hastings is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Hastings is 14% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Hastings is 17% lower than the national average

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      Hastings employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.3%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector19.1%5.9%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%4.0%
      Wholesale & retail services16.9%15.9%
      Public administration2.5%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%2.0%
      Education, health & social services12.2%41.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kenesaw, NE1,036$59,0636.8%
      Giltner, NE372$56,2501.7%
      Roseland, NE249$56,0711.4%
      Prosser, NE89$55,8931.0%
      Juniata, NE800$55,1560.3%
      Hastings, NE24,983$46,90315.2%

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      Colleyville, TX24,982$162,183193.2%
      White Bear Lake, MN24,992$63,91615.5%
      Prior Lake, MN24,997$101,12882.8%
      Terrytown, LA24,959$41,79424.5%
      Paducah, KY25,010$33,57439.3%
      Hastings, NE24,983$46,90315.2%
      Source: The Hastings, NE employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).