Summit, Arkansas

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Population in 2014: 587 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 312  (53.2%)
Females: 275  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  45.5 years
Arkansas median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 72677.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $20,743 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Summit:

$20,743
AR:

$44,334

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,212 (it was $10,393 in 2000)

Summit city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,816 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Summit:

$84,816
AR:

$123,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $104,457; Detached houses: $120,694; Mobile homes: $61,282

Median gross rent in 2016: $488.

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  • Races in Summit, AR (2010)

    Summit races chart
    • 56293.0%White alone
    • 213.5%Two or more races
    • 122.0%Hispanic
    • 50.8%American Indian alone
    • 30.5%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

Races in Summit detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Summit: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (24.1%), Irish (12.1%), Dutch (5.2%), American (4.3%), European (3.4%), German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 858 feet

Land area: 1.23 square miles.

Population density: 479 people per square mile   (low).

Summit, Arkansas map

For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit city:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Arkansas:

4.7%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Summit, Arkansas as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Summit to the number of sex offenders is 144 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $426 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $378 (0.6%)

Summit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (73.3 miles , pop. 151,580).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (171.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (333.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Yellville, AR (1.2 miles ), Flippin, AR (2.4 miles ), Pyatt, AR (3.0 miles ), Cotter, AR (3.0 miles ), Bull Shoals, AR (3.3 miles ), Gassville, AR (3.4 miles ), Lakeview, AR (3.5 miles ), Zinc, AR (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Latitude: 36.25 N, Longitude: 92.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Summit household income distribution Summit home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Arkansas:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+24.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Summit: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Summit, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/7/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Summit city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/14/1971, a category F3 tornado 4.9 miles away from the city center injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summit-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Summit center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Summit center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 164.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summit topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Summit:

  • CREEKSIDE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)
  • MARION COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)
  • BAXTER HOSPITAL HH MARION CO (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; YELLVILLE, AR)
  • TWIN LAKES THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FLIPPIN, AR)
  • GASSVILLE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GASSVILLE, AR)
  • GASSVILLE THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GASSVILLE, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 71 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 74 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)
  • Evangel University (about 75 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 75 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 10,356)
  • Drury University (about 75 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 83 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 84 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)

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Notable location: Summitt Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Summit: Summit Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 40.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 9.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.06
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 38.1%
(37.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Arkansas average:

11.6

Summit travel time to work - commute Summit mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Summit city (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,09330
Mainline Protestant9178
Catholic3401
Other31
None10,300-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Marion County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Marion County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

28.8%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Summit:

48.4%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Summit:

42.9%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Summit:

28.8
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Summit:

18.6%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Summit:

6.9%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
State:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.2%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Summit, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,799$33,5880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$725
Water Supply 1$2,799$33,5880$0
Totals for Government 2$5,598$33,5881$725

7.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.49%
Arkansas average:

6.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baxter County, AR  2.06% ($22,559 average AGI)
from Boone County, AR  0.74% ($24,925)


7.18% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Arkansas average:

6.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baxter County, AR  2.11% ($23,522 average AGI)
to Boone County, AR  0.80% ($34,605)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summit:

  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summit:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KCTT-FM (101.7 FM; YELLVILLE, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KKTZ (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, AR; Owner: JOHN M. DOWDY)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMAC (99.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, MO; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF G/VILLE, INC)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summit:

  • KWBM (Channel 31; HARRISON, AR; Owner: R.S. COMMUNICATIONS LTD. PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $371,000Total costs
  • 1,700Total average daily traffic
  • 17Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,297Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • At The Kctt-Fm Tran. (Lat: 36.260917 Lon: -92.694889), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KPF283
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/1984, Expiration Date: 06/01/1996, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2000Registrant: Adams Broadcasting Co, Yellville, AR 72687

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SUMMIT, Approx. 2 Miles N Of (Lat: 36.274222 Lon: -92.677083), Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WCU426
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.80 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2011Registrant: Windstream Communications, Inc., 1101 17th Street, Nw, Suite 802, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-7664, Fax: (202) 223-7669, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD7EZE, Licensee ID: L00133208, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/19/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2011, Certifier: H M Foster, Registrant: H M Foster, Summit, AR 72677
  • Call Sign: N5KJL, Licensee ID: L00295048, Grant Date: 11/14/2006, Expiration Date: 01/13/2017, Registrant: Phillip J Williams, 140 Walnut Cir Yellville Ar 72, Summit, AR 72677
  • Call Sign: KE5SHJ, Licensee ID: L01363575, Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Greg R Ladas, Registrant: Greg R Ladas, Summit, AR 72687
  • Call Sign: KE5SHK, Licensee ID: L01363576, Grant Date: 01/29/2008, Expiration Date: 01/29/2018, Certifier: Leslie E Wagner, Registrant: Leslie E Wagner, Summit, AR 72677
  • Call Sign: KE5UBI, Licensee ID: L01392396, Grant Date: 04/22/2008, Expiration Date: 04/22/2018, Certifier: Kenneth W Eddy, Registrant: Kenneth W Eddy, Summit, AR 72677
  • Call Sign: KE5UPX, Licensee ID: L01398439, Grant Date: 05/15/2008, Expiration Date: 05/15/2018, Certifier: David L Beaty, Registrant: David L Beaty, Summit, AR 72677

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summit, AR
Most common first names in Summit, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John879.7 years
James774.4 years
Mary772.6 years
Robert678.3 years
William573.4 years
Charles570.2 years
Ruth484.2 years
Harvey368.3 years
George383.7 years
Clarence376.7 years
Most common last names in Summit, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hampton874.5 years
Wood865.5 years
Johnson676.0 years
Paxton564.6 years
Davis473.0 years
Moore477.0 years
Pope468.6 years
Stewart465.0 years
Willis464.0 years
Dardin375.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Summit compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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