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Hastings is a city in Barry County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Eurotas P. Hastings, landowner
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Hastings. For links to other places called Hastings, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hastings is 42.645N. The longitude is -85.29W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,122.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hastings demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49058 ZIP code.
23% of Hastings residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hastings ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hastings was $18,042, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hastings residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hastings, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $412. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.
Libraries in Hastings include Dowling Public Library, Hastings Public Library ... View libraries
Barry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hastings political report.
The average commute time for Hastings workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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