Gap Mills, WV

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Gap Mills Profile


Overview

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. 39.51% 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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gap Mills who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), management occupations (9.32%), and maintenance occupations (6.85%).

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

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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.50 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Gap Mills does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Gap Mills Demographics

The percentage of people in Gap Mills with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.40% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gap Mills in 2010 was $22,447, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $89,788 for a family of four. However, Gap Mills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Gap Mills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gap Mills residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Gap Mills include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Gap Mills is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Gap Mills 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 3.38

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Gap Mills 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 20.20

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Gap Mills 0.101011101001110
West Virginia 26

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WV Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Peterstown Middle School
36 College Drive
Peterstown, WV, 24963
05-08
Mountain View Elementary & Middle School
Mt. View Drive
Union, WV, 24983
PK-08
Monroe County Vocational Center School
James Monroe Drive
Lindside, WV, 24951
PK-12
James Monroe High School
Rr 1 Bx 97 James Monroe Dr
Lindside, WV, 24951
09-12
Peterstown Elementary School
108 College Drive
Peterstown, WV, 24963
PK-04

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 60.4% 28.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.6% 24.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.9% 4.4%

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