Total Population481
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+202
Age of the Population40


% of people married58.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$56,250
% Above Poverty Level91.3%
% Below Poverty Level8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone15.6%
Median Gross Rent$586
Median House Value$97,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.1%

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

Lost Creek Almanac

Nearest Medium City 89 miles NE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City90 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Standard Zip Codes26385
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Lost Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip45 inches
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 40 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.8 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

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Jane Lew365$41,000
Nutter Fort1,625$54,489
West Milford772$63,750

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

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Southern Area Public Library
Lost Creek, West Virginia
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

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