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Lostant, Illinois
Etymology: Lostant is a village for many people. In 2020 there was 0 cases of the COVID-19
Location in LaSalle County, Illinois
Location in LaSalle County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Township Hope
Area
 • Total 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Land 1.13 sq mi (2.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
691 ft (211 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 423
 • Density 374.34/sq mi (144.60/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
61334
Area code(s) 815
FIPS code 17-44823
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Lostant is a village in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 498 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Ottawa Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

A post office has been in operation at Lostant since 1861. The village was named for the wife of a French official.

Geography

Lostant is located at 41°8′32″N 89°3′41″W / 41.14222°N 89.06139°W / 41.14222; -89.06139 (41.142127, -89.061384).

According to the 2010 census, Lostant has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.01 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 363
1890 378 4.1%
1900 480 27.0%
1910 458 −4.6%
1920 911 98.9%
1930 413 −54.7%
1940 399 −3.4%
1950 432 8.3%
1960 460 6.5%
1970 465 1.1%
1980 539 15.9%
1990 510 −5.4%
2000 486 −4.7%
2010 498 2.5%
2020 423 −15.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

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.

School

Lostant Elementary Grade School

See also

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