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People

Total Population 475
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 54.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.5%
Median Earnings25+ $28,472
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,125

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,917
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 12.1%
Median Gross Rent $581
Median House Value $100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.5%
US/American 0%
English 14.5%
Irish 21.1%

Lost Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 89 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 26385
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.161
Longitude -80.352

Lost Creek 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 CLARKSBURG 1
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station BUCKHANNON
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 40 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station WEST UNION 2
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

McWhorter (26385)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anmoore 866 $35,833
Clarksburg 16,437 $53,275
Jane Lew 470 $38,906
Nutter Fort 1,388 $55,000
Stonewood 1,962 $51,136
West Milford 710 $70,104

Lost Creek Public Libraries

Library
Southern Area Public Library
MAIN STREET
Lost Creek, West Virginia
(304) 745-4865

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Lost Creek High Schools

SOUTH HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL
ROUTE 1
304-745-3315
Serves 410 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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