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Lostant, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Lostant had a population of 507 as of July 1, 2016. Lostant ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lostant is located at latitude 41.1252 and longitude -89.0668 in LaSalle County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lostant (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. LaSalle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Village of Lostant (GNIS ID: 2399189) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Lostant is located within Township of Hope, a minor civil division (MCD) of LaSalle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lostant population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lostant: Ellsworth.

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Lostant, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 507
Population in Households 507
Population in Familes 431
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 452
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (75.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $108,523
Average Home Value $131,289


Median Household Income $57,565
Average Household Income $66,685
Per Capita Income $25,562
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.04%
Households 0.17% 0.0%
Families -0.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lostant, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lostant to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 936 32nd
Population Density1 # 1115 19th
Diversity Index2 # 884 35th
Median Household Income # 464 66th
Per Capita Income # 689 50th

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