Lost Nation, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 231 housing units in Lost Nation. This represents a 3.6% growth from 223 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 231 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lost Nation is about 75.8%. Lost Nation's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lost Nation were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom6.50%
Two Bedrooms26.80%
Three Bedrooms33.30%
Four Bedrooms25.50%
Five Bedrooms or more7.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$50,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.37
Median year structure was built1940
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$225

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan1.40%
Second Mortgage2.70%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage39.20%
Debt Free52%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.5%