Hastings-on-Hudson is a village and inner suburb of New York City located in the southwest part of the town of Greenburgh in the state of New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 20 miles (32 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. To the north of Hastings-on-Hudson is the village of Dobbs Ferry, to the south, the city of Yonkers, and to the east unincorporated parts of Greenburgh. As of the 2017 ACS 5-year population estimate, it had a population of 8,903. The town lies on U.S. Route 9, “Broadway”, along with the Saw Mill River Parkway and I-287.
Hastings-on-Hudson is located at 40°59′28″N 73°52′27″W / 40.99111°N 73.87417°W / 40.99111; -73.87417 (40.991102, -73.874114) in an area of hills on the Hudson River opposite the Palisades cliffs, north of the city of Yonkers. The Village is bordered by the Hudson River to the west, and the Saw Mill River to the east. The areas facing the Hudson River have views of the Palisades to the west, Manhattan to the south and the Mario Cuomo Bridge to the north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Village has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km), of which 2.0 square miles (5.2 km) is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km), or 32.65%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,648 people, 3,093 households, and 2,090 families residing in the Village. The population density was 3,899.7 people per square mile (1,506.6/km²). There were 3,193 housing units at an average density of 1,628.1 per square mile (629.0/km²). The racial makeup of the Village was 89.79% (7,155) White, 2.35% (187) African American, 0.17% (13) Native American, 4.14% (328) Asian, 1.82% from other races, and 1.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.50% (358) of the population.
There were 3,093 households, out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.05.
In the Village, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.9 males.
The median income for a household in the Village was $83,188, and the median income for a family was $129,227. Males had a median income of $76,789 versus $50,702 for females. The per capita income for the Village was $48,914. About 1.5% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.
In 2013, the infusion of urban professionals from New York City resulted in characterization of the town as an example of “hipsturbia”, a neologism coined by The New York Times to describe the hip lifestyle as lived in suburbia by “hipsters.” However, this article has been the subject of much controversy both within and with-out the community, with the New York Observer publishing one particularly scathing commentary.
Hastings-On-Hudson New York neighborhoods include: Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson