Lost Creek, WV Population

Population: 467. Estimated population in July 2020: 497 (+6.4% change)
Males: 223 (47.8%), Females: 244 (52.2%)

Harrison County

Zip code: 26385

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $26,563
Median house value: $55,800

Races in Lost Creek:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (17.6%), United States (16.9%), English (16.1%), Irish (15.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.3%), Dutch (2.6%).

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lost Creek

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lost Creek town

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+15.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lost Creek:

  • UNITED HOSPITAL CENTER (about 9 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • STONEWALL JACKSON MEM HOSP (about 13 miles; WESTON, WV)
  • WILLIAM R SHARPE HOSPITAL AT WESTON (about 13 miles; WESTON, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lost Creek:

  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: CKB)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 46 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
  • MID-OHIO VALLEY REGIONAL (about 77 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: PKB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lost Creek:

  • LOUIS BENNETT FIELD (about 10 miles; WESTON, WV; Abbreviation: 49I)
  • UPSHUR COUNTY RGNL (about 13 miles; BUCKHANNON, WV; Abbreviation: W22)
  • WADE F MALEY FIELD (about 18 miles; SHINNSTON, WV; Abbreviation: 6W0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost Creek:

  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 70 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST LIBERTY STATE COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WEST LIBERTY, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,453)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG (about 83 miles; PARKERSBURG, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 91 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)

Schools

Public high school in Lost Creek:

  • SOUTH HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: ROUTE 1; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Lost Creek:

  • SOUTH HARRISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 309; Location: RR 1 BOX 58B; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LOST CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 157; Location: COLLEGE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Lost Creek:

  • SOUTHERN AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $31,063; Location: MAIN STREET; 5,250 books; 146 audio materials; 20 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)