Poverty in Hastings, Nebraska

What is the poverty rate in Hastings, Nebraska?
The poverty rate in Hastings is 13.8%. One out of every 7.3 residents of Hastings lives in poverty.

How many people in Hastings, Nebraska live in poverty?
3,200 of 23,208 Hastings residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Hastings compare to the rest of Nebraska?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Nebraska is 12.0%, meaning Hastings has a moderately higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Nebraska.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

19,638

12.5% 10.3% 78.7%

Hispanic

2,779

20.4% 22.2% 11.1%

What's the Poverty Rate in Hastings, Nebraska By Race?

12.5% of White residents of Hastings, Nebraska live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Hastings, Nebraska is the same as than the national average. 2,446 of 19,638 white Nebraskans live below the poverty line. Approximately 78.7% of the total population of Hastings, Nebraska are white.

20.4% of Hispanic residents of Hastings, Nebraska live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Hastings, Nebraska is the same as than the national average. 567 of 2,779 hispanic Nebraskans live below the poverty line. Approximately 11.1% of the total population of Hastings, Nebraska are hispanic.

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Hastings, Nebraska?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Hastings, Nebraska is 11.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Hastings, Nebraska is 15.7%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Hastings, Nebraska

Female residents of Hastings, Nebraska are significantly(33%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

1,346 of 11,400 males in Hastings live below the poverty line.

1,854 of 11,808 females in Hastings live below the poverty line.

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Hastings can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 23.2%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 10.8%.

Poverty for younger ages in Hastings is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 28.8%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 18.2%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Hastings can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 24.5%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 17.8%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 34.8%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Hastings, Nebraska have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Hastings, Nebraska?

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

17.5%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

18.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

22.7%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

14.4%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

6.4%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.0%

Over 85 Years Old

10.5%

Hastings, Nebraska Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Hastings, Nebraska born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hastings, Nebraska who were born citizens of the United States is 13.4%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Hastings, Nebraska who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 19.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Hastings, Nebraska born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Hastings, Nebraska have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 21,709 residents of Hastings, Nebraska who were born citizens of the United States, 2,914 (13.4%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 286 (19.1%) of 1,499 residents of Hastings, Nebraska who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Hastings, Nebraska

The poverty rate in Hastings is 13.8%.
Hastings is in Adams County.
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Hastings 13.8%
Kenesaw 13.6%

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