Gap Mills is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,115 people and just one neighborhood, Gap Mills is the 59th largest community in West Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Gap Mills, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.54% of Gap Mills’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Gap Mills is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gap Mills who work in office and administrative support (10.74%), management occupations (10.48%) and farm management occupations (9.81%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Gap Mills work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gap Mills has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gap Mills has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gap Mills than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gap Mills may be for you.
One downside of living in Gap Mills is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gap Mills, the average commute to work is 36.57 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Gap Mills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.