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Hastings-on-Hudson, New York - Basic Facts

Hastings-on-Hudson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Westchester County at latitude 40.9945 and longitude -73.8787. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson (see map) encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.96 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hastings-on-Hudson: Hastings, Hastings On Hudson, Hastings On the Hudson, Hastings Upon Hudson, Hastings-upon-Hudson.

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Hastings-on-Hudson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,028
Population in Households 7,627
Population in Familes 6,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 401
Population Density1 4,112
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 3,100
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,116 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 984 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 278 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $601,301
Average Home Value $638,776


Median Household Income $134,306
Average Household Income $179,993
Per Capita Income $70,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.73%
Households 0.56% 0.79%
Families 0.41% 0.69%
Median Household Income   4.22%
Per Capita Income   4.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hastings-on-Hudson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hastings-on-Hudson to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 231 81st
Population Density1 # 172 86th
Diversity Index2 # 267 78th
Median Household Income # 91 92nd
Per Capita Income # 67 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.