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People

Total Population 506
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 16.6%
Employed Population 16+ 212
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 41.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,583
% Above Poverty Level 70%
% Below Poverty Level 30%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.1%
Median Gross Rent $482
Median House Value $80,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 8.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lost Nation Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Clinton
Standard Zip Codes 52254
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.963
Longitude -90.817

Lost Nation Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MAQUOKETA 3 S
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station ANAMOSA 1 WNW
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station ROCK ISLAND L&D 15
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lost Nation, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elwood (52254)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baldwin 110 $48,333
Lowden 823 $56,458

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Lost Nation Public Library
301 PLEASANT ST.
Lost Nation, Iowa
(319) 678-2114

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