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Lost Creek, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Lost Creek had a population of 504 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lost Creek is located at latitude 39.1627 and longitude -80.3484 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lost Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,020 feet.

The Town of Lost Creek (GNIS ID: 2391274) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Lost Creek is located within Southern District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lost Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lost Creek: Lostcreek.


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Lost Creek, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 504
Population in Households 504
Population in Familes 430
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 519
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $110,000
Average Home Value $159,936
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,865
Average Household Income $65,809
Per Capita Income $25,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.12%
Households 0.17% 0.11%
Families 0.57% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.29%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lost Creek, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lost Creek to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 247 39th
Population Density1 # 258 37th
Diversity Index2 # 205 49th
Median Household Income # 99 76th
Per Capita Income # 62 85th

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