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
Gap Mills is a blue-collar town, with 36.54% 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 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%).
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
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 36.57 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.