Gap Mills is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,117 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. 36.51% 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Gap Mills who work in farm management occupations (10.85%), management occupations (10.12%) and office and administrative support (8.47%).
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
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gap Mills has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gap Mills a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Gap Mills, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.67 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.