Lostant, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°8′32″N 89°3′41″W / 41.14222°N 89.06139°W / 41.14222; -89.06139
Lostant
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Township Hope
Elevation 691 ft (211 m)
Coordinates 41°8′32″N 89°3′41″W / 41.14222°N 89.06139°W / 41.14222; -89.06139
Area 0.39 sq mi (1 km2)
 - land 0.39 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 486 (2000)
Density 1,259.7 / sq mi (486 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61334
Area code 815
Location of Lostant within Illinois
Location of Lostant within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Lostant, Illinois

Lostant is a village founded 1861, in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 486 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

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).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.39 square miles (1.0 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] 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.

SCHOOLS Lostant Elementary school

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.