Lost Nation, Illinois Population 2024

728

Lost Nation is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Lost Nation has a 2024 population of 728. Lost Nation is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 27.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 570 in 2020.

The average household income in Lost Nation is $107,596 with a poverty rate of 2.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lost Nation is 58.2 years, 51.6 years for males, and 64.4 years for females.

Lost Nation Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lost Nation was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
298.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
27.72% (158)
The current population of Lost Nation, Illinois is 728 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 570.

Lost Nation, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White728100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Lost Nation Population by Race

Lost Nation Population Pyramid 2024

Lost Nation Median Age

58.2

Total

51.6

Male

64.4

Female

Lost Nation Adults

There are 709 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Lost Nation.

Lost Nation Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lost Nation Sex Ratio

Female32444.51%
Male40455.49%

Lost Nation Population by Age

Lost Nation Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3042.391000
Married2562.471000
Non Family3101000
Male173.761000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.55

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lost Nation Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lost Nation Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lost Nation Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.92%.

Lost Nation Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,250

Average Earnings

$56,944

Average Male

$19,917

Average Female

Lost Nation Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lost Nation Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lost Nation Language

100% of Lost Nation residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Lost Nation Language

Lost Nation Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White728192.61%
showing: 1 rows

2.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.48%

Male Poverty Rate

2.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lost Nation

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lost Nation is White, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lost Nation is White, with 2.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.18%.

Lost Nation Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.5%
Less Than 9th Grade
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Lost Nation Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Lost Nation Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lost Nation Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lost Nation Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

71.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

80.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lost Nation Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lost Nation Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lost Nation Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lost Nation Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43

Number of Veterans

28

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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Lost Nation Veterans by War

count

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Lost Nation Veterans by Age

count

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Lost Nation Veterans by Race

Lost Nation Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

23.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lost Nation Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lost Nation Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lost Nation Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lost Nation Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.46%

Born in Lost Nation

97.94%

Native Born

2.06%

Foreign Born

2.06%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.94% of Lost Nation residents were born in the United States, with 81.46% having been born in Illinois. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lost Nation Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024728
2023728
202272823146.48%
2021497-73-12.81%
2020570-69-10.8%
2019639-12-1.84%
2018651-42-6.06%
2017693609.48%
2016633-17-2.62%
2015650569.43%
2014594-62-9.45%
2013656-74-10.14%
2012730507.35%
2011680-28-3.95%
2010708
showing: 15 rows

Lost Nation Population by Year