Lost Creek, WV 26385 ZIP Code Profile

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Lost Creek, WV | McWhorter, WV

ZIP Code 26385: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lost Creek, WV 26385

Acceptable Alternative
McWhorter, WV 26385

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Harrison County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.17, Longitude -80.387
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 26385 has segments in 2 Counties (Harrison, Upshur).

  • Businesses Addresses: 56
  • PO Box Addresses: 271
  • Residential Addresses: 1,264
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,264

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Lost Creek, WV 26385 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,551
Daytime Population: Workers 500
Daytime Population: Residents 2,019
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 3,546
Population in Familes 3,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 59
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $49,061
Average Household Income $64,116
Per Capita Income $24,815


Total Housing Units 1,500 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,167 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 206 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $122,861
Average Home Value $150,021


Total Households 1,373
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,026
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.21%
Households 0.33% 0.19%
Families 0.2% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Lost Creek, WV 26385 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 26385 to the other 663 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 133 80th
Population Density # 289 56th
Diversity Index # 230 65th
Median Household Income # 86 87th
Per Capita Income # 125 81st

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