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Hastings-on-Hudson, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson had a population of 7,794 as of July 1, 2020. Hastings-on-Hudson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hastings-on-Hudson is located at latitude 40.9945 and longitude -73.8787 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson encompass a land area of 1.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.96 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson (GNIS ID: 2390885) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Hastings-on-Hudson is located within Town of Greenburgh, a minor civil division (MCD) of Westchester County.

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


Hastings-on-Hudson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 7,794 (100%)
Population in Households 7,404 (95.0%)
Population in Families 6,163 (79.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 390 ( 5.0%)
Population Density 3,992
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $133,810
Average Household Income $210,431
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $81,844
Wealth Index5 313


Total HU (Housing Units) 3,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,972 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,056 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $740,132
Average Home Value $821,742
Housing Affordability Index3 85


Total Households 3,028
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,029
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.07% -0.29%
Households 0.0% -0.29%
Families -0.12% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.25%


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

The table below compares Hastings-on-Hudson to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 237 80th
Population Density # 177 85th
Median Household Income # 119 90th
Housing Affordability Index # 156 13th
Per Capita Income # 67 94th
Diversity Index # 266 78th

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