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
Gap Mills is a blue-collar town, with 36.51% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 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
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 33.67 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.