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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Gap Mills is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.51% 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 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%).
In addition, many people in Gap Mills have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
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.
One downside of living in Gap Mills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.67 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Gap Mills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.