|Lost Creek Township|
|— Township —|
Location in Vigo County
|- Type||Indiana township|
|- Total||35.81 sq mi (92.75 km2)|
|- Land||35.29 sq mi (91.39 km2)|
|- Water||0.53 sq mi (1.36 km2) 1.47%|
|Elevation||564 ft (172 m)|
|- Density||280.7/sq mi (108.4/km2)|
|ZIP codes||47803, 47805, 47834|
|GNIS feature ID||0453581|
Lost Creek Township is one of twelve townships in Vigo County, Indiana, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 9,907. It contains Terre Haute, Indiana's eastern, suburban end, along with the affluent Hulman family ranch and the Terre Haute International Airport originally named after the family. Seelyville, the third largest city in the county, is also located there.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Lost Creek Township covers an area of 35.81 square miles (92.75 square kilometers); of this, 35.29 square miles (91.39 square kilometers, 98.53 percent) is land and 0.53 square miles (1.36 square kilometers, 1.47 percent) is water.
The township contains these nine cemeteries: Chamberlain, Coltrin, Highland Lawn, Hobmeyer, Hyde, Mewhinney, Moses, Roberts and Swalls.
As of the census of 2000, there are 9,907 people and 3,968 households residing in the township. The population density is 281/mi². The racial makeup of the township is 95.5% White, 1.7% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.6% Asian, less than 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. 1.0% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.94. The median age is 34.4 years. For every 100 females there are 113 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $50,298, and the median income for a family is $66,000. The per capita income for the township is $25,181. 5.7% of the population and 2.7% of families are below the poverty line.