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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gap Mills is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.54% of the Gap Mills workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gap Mills is worth considering.
One downside of living in Gap Mills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.57 minutes every day commuting to work.
Gap Mills is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.