Lostant, Illinois facts for kids
|Elevation||691 ft (211 m)|
|Area||0.39 sq mi (1 km²)|
|- land||0.39 sq mi (1 km²)|
|- water||0.00 sq mi (0 km²)|
|Density||1,259.7 /sq mi (486 /km²)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
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A post office has been in operation at Lostant since 1861. The village was named for the wife of a French official.
Lostant is located at(41.142127, -89.061384).
According to the 2010 census, Lostant has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 486 people, 198 households, and 135 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,259.7 people per square mile (481.1/km²). There were 211 housing units at an average density of 546.9 per square mile (208.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.56% White, 0.21% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.
There were 198 households out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the village, the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $41,964, and the median income for a family was $52,031. Males had a median income of $38,594 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,782. About 3.2% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.
Lostant Elementary Grade School
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