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Hastings-on-Hudson is a village in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the English birthplace of William Saunders, local businessman.

The latitude of Hastings-on-Hudson is 40.994N. The longitude is -73.879W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,771.


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Median household income
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$83,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hastings-on-Hudson demographic reports
Hastings-on-Hudson is opposite the Palisades.
Former and merged names include:
· Hastings-upon-Hudson
Once a manufacturing center producing sugar, cable and wire.
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "8MM"
Well-known residents have included:
· Horace Greeley, journalist
· Robert C. Merton, winner of the Nobel Prize in economics
· Jonathan Winters, comedian
Nearby parks & recreation: MacEachron Waterfront Park, Old Croton Aqueduct Trailway, Hillside Park
Historic sites and museums: Jasper F. Cropsey Home and Studio
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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10% of Hastings-on-Hudson residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hastings-on-Hudson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hastings-on-Hudson was $48,914, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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63% of Hastings-on-Hudson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hastings-on-Hudson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $927.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,699.


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Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hastings-on-Hudson political report.

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The average commute time for Hastings-on-Hudson workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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