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: 268
  • Residential Addresses: 1,262
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,262

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Lost Creek, WV 26385 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,178
Population in Households 4,169
Population in Familes 3,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $52,221
Average Household Income $67,991
Per Capita Income $26,251


Total Housing Units 1,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,386 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 225 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $125,245
Average Home Value $154,870


Total Households 1,611
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,204
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 0.21% 0.12%
Households 0.11% 0.07%
Families -0.01% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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

The table below compares 26385 to the other 671 ZIP Codes in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 121 82nd
Population Density # 281 58th
Diversity Index # 232 65th
Median Household Income # 63 91st
Per Capita Income # 112 83rd

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