Statewide Claims to Fame

Summit is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per capita

Summit is 8th in New Jersey out of 255 other cities in Home median value

Summit is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 21,828 40th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6 48th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,579.1 138th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 56th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.0% 18th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 173rd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.2% 68th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 62.8% 25th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 83.5% 105th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.5% 128th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 228th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 6.4% 104th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 165th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 100th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 13.3% 95th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 74.1% 120th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 50.8% 194th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 21.0% 98th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 8,190 45th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 31.4% 112th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 7,548 46th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.4% 133rd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $758,400 8th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.8 83rd 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $72,966 6th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $118,565 33rd $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 6.7% 113th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Summit Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,142 24th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $324,907 35th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $15,832 60th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $56,847 21st $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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