Mill Creek, West Virginia

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Mill Creek, West Virginia

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High Points

Mill Creek strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Mill Creek Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 12% Mill Creek Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Mill Creek, West Virginia

Comparing Mill Creek to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 7 4
Age of the Population 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 7
Average Household Size 4 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 3
Public Transportation Use 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 8 6
People Living Alone 6 3
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Mill Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles E of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Randolph
Standard Zip Codes 26280
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.731
Longitude -79.97

Mill Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 35 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station PICKENS 1
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 66.2 inches
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 35 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
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Mill Creek Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 662 100%
Male 291 44%
Female 371 56%
Under 18 140 21.1%
18+ 522 78.9%
65+ 118 17.8%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.83
White 660 99.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Mill Creek Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 658
Growth -4
Growth % -0.6%

Mill Creek Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 64.4%
Irish 10.8%
German 8.3%
English 7.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Italian 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mill Creek 662 $27,313
Belington 1,788 $28,500
Beverly 651 $24,722
Durbin 262 $25,909
Elkins 7,032 $34,291
Huttonsville 217 $24,821
Junior 450 $26,250

Mill Creek Public Libraries

Tygart Valley Public Library
RT. 219/250
Mill Creek, West Virginia
(304) 335-6277

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Mill Creek High Schools (2004)

ROUTE 219 / 250 SOUTH
Serves 586 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

Mill Creek Colleges

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