Lovington, IL Population

Population: 1,222. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,196 (-2.1% change)
Males: 587 (48.0%), Females: 635 (52.0%)

Moultrie County

Zip code: 61937

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $34,115
Median house value: $55,400

Races in Lovington:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (21.7%), United States (17.8%), Irish (13.3%), English (12.6%), French (4.5%), Dutch (2.9%).

Elevation: 679 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lovington

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lovington village

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +75 (+6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lovington:

  • JOHN & MARY KIRBY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; MONTICELLO, IL)
  • SHELBY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL)
  • SARAH BUSH LINCOLN HEALTH CENTER (about 25 miles; MATTOON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lovington:

  • DECATUR (about 18 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
  • COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 31 miles; MATTOON/CHARLESTON, IL; Abbreviation: MTO)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 34 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lovington:

  • PIATT COUNTY (about 21 miles; MONTICELLO, IL; Abbreviation: 2K0)
  • TUSCOLA (about 24 miles; TUSCOLA, IL; Abbreviation: K96)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 26 miles; SHELBYVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: 2H0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lovington:

  • LAKE LAND COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MATTOON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,666)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 37 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 39 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
Public high school in Lovington:

  • LOVINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: PO BOX 530; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Lovington:

  • LOVINGTON ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: PO BOX 500; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lovington:

  • LOVINGTON P.L.D. (Operating income: $66,066; Location: 110 WEST STATE STREET; 17,825 books; 584 audio materials; 492 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)

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