Gap Mills is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,138 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. 38.98% 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gap Mills who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), management occupations (12.18%) and farm management occupations (9.49%).
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.
Of important note, Gap Mills is also a town of artists. Gap Mills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gap Mills’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Gap Mills’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Gap Mills, the average commute to work is 35.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
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.