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Population (year 2000): 7,095. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,166 (+1.0% change)
Males: 3,325 (46.9%), Females: 3,770 (53.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.2 years
Median household income: $39,033 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Hastings:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (23.2%), English (16.3%), Irish (13.1%), United States (9.4%), Dutch (6.6%), French (3.7%).

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Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 5.2 square miles

Hastings,

For population 25 years and over in Hastings

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hastings city

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +671 (+10.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Creek, MI Battle (23.9 miles pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Wayne, IN Fort (109.1 miles pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (173.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Freeport, (8.4 miles MI (11.9 miles Woodland, MI (13.1 miles Middleville, MI Clarksville, (13.7 miles MI (13.8 miles Nashville, Odessa, MI (14.0 miles Lake MI (18.2 miles Vermontville, MI (18.4 miles Caledonia,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 42.65 N, Longitude: 85.29 W

Area code: 269


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (32.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.3%), Retail trade (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,035 (+28.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,515 (46.6%)


 

Crime in Hastings by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 5 8 2
    per 100,000 56.4 70.5 112.8 28.2
Robberies 2 1 0 1
    per 100,000 28.2 14.1 0.0 14.1
Assaults 6 5 5 10
    per 100,000 84.6 70.5 70.5 140.9
Burglaries 12 13 6 8
    per 100,000 169.1 183.2 84.6 112.8
Thefts 171 159 169 172
    per 100,000 2410.1 2241.0 2382.0 2424.2
Auto thefts 8 12 11 7
    per 100,000 112.8 169.1 155.0 98.7
165.2 162.5 172.8 156.4


Average climate in Hastings, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hastings,

Hastings-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the Hastings city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1977, a category 4 tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 44 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Tony Bowne - College basketball player (Central Michigan Chippewas).


Hospital/medical center in Hastings:
  • PENNOCK HOSPITAL (1009 W GREEN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hastings:
  • SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN REHAB HOSP (about 21 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • BATTLE CREEK HEALTH SYSTEM (about 21 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-BATTLE CREEK (about 21 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hastings:
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 22 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • W K KELLOGG (about 24 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; ID: BTL)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hastings:
  • HASTINGS (about 4 miles; HASTINGS, MI; ID: 9D9)
  • LOWELL CITY (about 22 miles; LOWELL, MI; ID: 24C)
  • SOMERVILLE (about 24 miles; ADA, MI; ID: 34I)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 4 $14,926 $44,778 0 $0
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $372
Sewerage 4 $14,266 $42,798 0 $0
Police - Other 2 $4,283 $25,698 1 $638
Police Protection - Officers 15 $57,019 $45,615 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $15,417 $61,668 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $24,191 $32,254 1 $558
Streets and Highways 12 $37,226 $37,226 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $4,203 $50,436 3 $2,423
Local Libraries 4 $10,700 $32,100 6 $2,121
Water Supply 1 $2,711 $32,532 0 $0
Totals for Government 55 $184,942 $40,350 12 $6,112


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hastings:
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,824)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 27 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 31 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 23,132)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; FT enrollment: 15,124)
Public high school in Hastings:
  • HASTINGS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 520 W. SOUTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Hastings:
  • BARRY COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 143; Location: 2999 MCKEOWN RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hastings:
  • HASTINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 835; Location: 232 W. GRAND STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 500; Location: 509 S. BROADWAY STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHEASTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 519 E. GRANT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 1900 STAR SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SOUTHEASTERN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 1300 S. EAST STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BARRY ISD SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 52; Location: 555 W. WOODLAWN AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Hastings:
  • ST ROSE OF LIMA SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 707 S JEFFERSON; Grades: PK - 6)
  • HASTINGS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 888 TERRY LANE; Grades: 1 - 6)
Libraries in Hastings:
  • HASTINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $516,411; Location: 121 SOUTH CHURCH STREET; 33,782 books; 3,366 audio materials; 576 video materials; 121 serial subscriptions)
  • DOWLING PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,449; Location: 1765 EAST DOWLING ROAD; 12,500 books; 20 audio materials; 20 video materials; 15 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Riverside Cemetery (1), Mount Calvary Cemetery (2).

Creeks: Butler Creek (A), Fall Creek (B).


Hastings compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hastings:
  • WBCH (1220 AM; 0 kW; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNZ (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GOODRICH RADIO, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKLZ (1470 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSN (1660 AM; 10 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKMI (1360 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WION (1430 AM; 5 kW; IONIA, MI; Owner: AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE GROUP, INC.)
  • WLCM (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, MI)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hastings:
  • WBCH-FM (100.1 FM; HASTINGS, MI; Owner: BARRY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLR (106.5 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKFR-FM (103.3 FM; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMUK (102.1 FM; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WBFX (101.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WODJ (107.3 FM; GREENVILLE, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAV-FM (96.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hastings:
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZPX (Channel 43; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: PAXSON BATTLE CREEK LICENSE, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)

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