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%).
Another important characteristic of Gap Mills is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
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 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.