Summit, Illinois

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Population in 2012: 11,446 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.6%
 
Males: 5,607  (49.0%)
Females: 5,839  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60501.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,849 (it was $38,132 in 2000)
Summit:

$46,849
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,038 (it was $14,611 in 2000)

Summit village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,466 (it was $115,300 in 2000)
Summit:

$162,466
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $205,869; Detached houses: $195,909; Townhouses or other attached units: $255,804; In 2-unit structures: $229,113; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $275,172; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,639

Median gross rent in 2012: $830.

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  • Hispanic - 7,754 (69.0%)
  • White alone - 2,220 (19.8%)
  • Black alone - 943 (8.4%)
  • Asian alone - 374 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 80 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 28 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summit: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (6.9%), German (5.3%), Irish (4.8%), Italian (2.6%), United States (1.3%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/04/1891

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 5,390 people per square mile   (average).

Summit,IL real estate house value index trend

Summit, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit village:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

3,969 residents are foreign born

This village:  35.3%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Summit, Illinois as of January 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Summit to the number of sex offenders is 880 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,787 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,192 (2.3%)

Summit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Berwyn, IL (3.9 miles , pop. 54,016).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (7.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: McCook, IL (1.1 miles ), Lyons, IL (1.3 miles ), Forest View, IL (1.4 miles ), Bedford Park, IL (1.4 miles ), Stickney, IL (1.6 miles ), Hodgkins, IL (1.7 miles ), Brookfield, IL (1.7 miles ), Riverside, IL (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 87.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,149 (-10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 577 (11.9%)

Area codes: 708, 847, 630

Summit household income distribution Summit home values distribution

Crime rates in Summit by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1111010111211
per 100,000 9.49.49.49.50.09.60.09.79.79.820.09.09.0
Rapes 512212124645120
per 100,000 47.09.418.818.9114.6115.538.758.238.948.910.018.00.0
Robberies 19159952325231525442423
per 100,000 178.6141.084.685.247.8221.3241.6222.9145.9244.5439.2216.5207.0
Assaults 30361111201417183139252036
per 100,000 282.0338.4103.4104.1191.1134.7164.3174.5301.5381.5249.6180.4324.1
Burglaries 654865655343585541121949583
per 100,000 611.1451.3611.1615.0506.4413.8560.5533.0398.71183.6938.3856.9747.1
Thefts 203168162162147189179150173158172169186
per 100,000 1908.41579.41523.01532.81404.41818.91729.81453.81682.41545.51716.91524.31674.3
Auto thefts 63587171768089508855526650
per 100,000 592.3545.3667.5671.8726.1769.9860.1484.6855.8538.0519.1595.3450.1
Arson 12442695442135
per 100,000 9.418.837.637.819.157.787.048.538.939.120.0117.345.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 342.3282.5243.7245.3302.3378.7322.4310.4327.3407.3416.9310.6308.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Summit detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +663 (+6.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)

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

Average climate in Summit, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the Summit village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 205.3 miles away from Summit center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 229.1 miles away from Summit center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 221.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summit topographic map

Birthplace of: Clayton Lambert (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Summit:

  • HELPING HAND IC FACILITY (7434 WEST 61ST PLACE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Summit:

  • MIDWEST PEARL HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • PREMIER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • FMC - MIDWAY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • ARDENT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; CHICAGO, IL)
  • PERSHING CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERWYN, IL)
  • PERSHING GARDENS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STICKNEY, IL)
  • COURTYARD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BERWYN, IL)

Amtrak station:

SUMMIT (ARCHER & CENTER AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Morton College (about 4 miles; Cicero, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,236)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (about 6 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 7,497)
  • Moraine Valley Community College (about 7 miles; Palos Hills, IL; FT enrollment: 12,008)
  • Concordia University-Chicago (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 3,944)
  • Saint Xavier University (about 8 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • Dominican University (about 8 miles; River Forest, IL; FT enrollment: 2,971)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College (about 9 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 5,044)

Public high school in Summit:

Public elementary/middle schools in Summit:

Private elementary/middle school in Summit:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 5641 S 73RD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Summit, map of school districts: SUMMIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 104, ARGO COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 217

Library in Summit:

  • SUMMIT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $515,367; Location: 6233 SOUTH ARCHER ROAD; 546 books; 38 audio materials; 164 video materials; 3 other licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to the Churches in Summit: Pillar of Love Fellowship Church

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Notable locations in Summit: Summit Public Library (A), Summit Fire Department (B), Summit Village Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summit include: Argo Temple Church of God (A), First Congregational Church (B), Iglesia Alianza Y Misianena (C), Independent Bible Church (D), New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (E), Saint Blase Church (F), Saint Josephs Church (G), Saint Panteleimon Orthodox Church (H), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Summit include: Summit Park (1), Hanover Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cook 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 2012 was 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.6% for Black residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 5.1% for other race residents, 62.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  76.0%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  8.2%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Summit in 2010:

  • 79 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
17 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Summit, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Summit compared to Illinois state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Summit (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Drive-Up Facility at 7601 West 63rd Street, branch established on 1986/09/29; Harris Bk Argo/Summit Branch at 7549 West 63rd Street, branch established on 1910/05/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Marquette Bank: Summit First Branch at 7447 West 63rd Street, branch established on 1990/07/13. Info updated 2006/11/15: Bank assets: $1,703.1 mil, Deposits: $1,439.1 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Marquette National Corporation
  • Archer Bank: Summit Branch at 7600 West 63rd Street, branch established on 1994/06/30. Info updated 2010/04/21: Bank assets: $577.8 mil, Deposits: $525.4 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bank Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Summit village (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.63%
Here: 57.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.3%7.6%3.1%2.1%2.0%
Congregations15.8%5.0%2.0%5.8%6.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.0%1.7%1.4%1.2%9.6%
Congregations6.4%4.7%6.1%4.3%43.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1,460
Cook County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 23
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 490
Cook County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 806
Cook County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3,516
Here:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

23.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$56
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,805
Police Protection - Officers 34$102,250$36,08815$6,375
Firefighters 1$3,940$47,28032$16,150
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,020
Streets and Highways 8$22,607$33,9110$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 0$0 1$190
Other and Unallocable 6$30,062$60,1240$0
Totals for Government 49$158,859$38,90452$26,596

Summit government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $30,000 ($2.62)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,595,000 ($226.72)
    Water Utilities: $1,211,000 ($105.80)
    General - Other: $856,000 ($74.79)
    Regular Highways: $739,000 ($64.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $543,000 ($47.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $408,000 ($35.65)
    Central Staff Services: $305,000 ($26.65)
    Fire Protection: $240,000 ($20.97)
    General Public Buildings: $170,000 ($14.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $78,000 ($6.81)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($2.97)
    Parking Facilities: $18,000 ($1.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($21.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000 ($9.87)
    Central Staff: $33,000 ($2.88)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($2.62)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($2.27)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($1.57)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,650,000 ($318.89)

Summit government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $171,000 ($14.94)
    All Other: $74,000 ($6.47)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($1.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $484,000 ($42.29)
    Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($10.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,280,000 ($111.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,013,000 ($175.87)
    Highways: $290,000 ($25.34)
    Public Welfare: $29,000 ($2.53)
  • Tax - Property: $2,219,000 ($193.87)
    Public Utilities: $841,000 ($73.48)
    NEC: $396,000 ($34.60)

Summit government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,010,000 ($350.34)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $31,000 ($2.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $378,000 ($33.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,720,000 ($237.64)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $943,000 ($82.39)

Summit government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,059,000 ($92.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,419,000 ($211.34)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,000 ($0.44)

3.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($887 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.27%
Illinois average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DuPage County, IL  0.48% ($52,869 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  0.25% ($62,810)
from Will County, IL  0.24% ($42,313)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($743 average AGI)
Cook County:

0.09%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to DuPage County, IL  0.65% ($54,553 average AGI)
to Will County, IL  0.56% ($54,095)
to Lake County, IL  0.38% ($69,774)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summit:

  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WGCI (1390 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRDZ (1300 AM; 5 kW; LA GRANGE, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJJG (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; ELMHURST, IL; Owner: JOSEPH J. GENTILE, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summit:

  • WARG (88.9 FM; SUMMIT, IL; Owner: COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #217)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summit:

  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Summit fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 486 meters (1,594ft)
Total costs: $33,623,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,328,704
Total average daily truck traffic: 110,626

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 30
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Summit, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Summit)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Summit, IL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IL-CHI5592, 7321 West 59th Street (Summit Il3, Il# 304403) (Lat: 41.784028 Lon: -87.804167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.2 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQLK953
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 21975.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/2010, Expiration Date: 02/26/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KA9BVQ, Licensee ID: L00402491
    Grant Date: 12/30/2005, Expiration Date: 03/20/2016, Certifier: Thomas S Dombrowski
    Registrant: Thomas S Dombrowski, 5426 S 72nd Ct, Summit, IL 60501
  • Call Sign: KA9MAM, Licensee ID: L00262140
    Grant Date: 10/05/1993, Expiration Date: 10/05/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2002
    Registrant: Jeffrey A Duley, 7326 W 57 St, Summit, IL 60501-1322
  • Call Sign: KB9LTM, Licensee ID: L01042982
    Grant Date: 07/20/2005, Expiration Date: 10/13/2015, Certifier: Juanita E Rhymer
    Registrant: Juanita E Rhymer, 5406 S Center Ave, Summit, IL 60501
  • Call Sign: W9JUG, Licensee ID: L00150592
    Grant Date: 08/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/20/2022, Certifier: James L Georgias
    Registrant: James L Georgias, 7455 W 63rd Pl Apt 404, Summit, IL 60501
  • Call Sign: KB9VRP, Licensee ID: L00203035
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/02/2020, Certifier: John R Plesha
    Registrant: John R Plesha, 7536 West 62nd Street Apt 2r, Summit, IL 60501
  • Call Sign: W9ARG, Previous Call Sign: KA9MAM, Licensee ID: L00262140
    Grant Date: 12/13/2011, Expiration Date: 03/08/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey A Duley
    Registrant: Jeffrey A Duley, 7326 W 57 St, Summit, IL 60501-1322
  • Call Sign: KC9PNV, Licensee ID: L01481966
    Grant Date: 04/15/2009, Expiration Date: 04/15/2019, Certifier: Richard C Friend
    Registrant: Richard C Friend, 7346 W 58th Place, Summit, IL 60501

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BL-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26678 , Serial Number: 2020, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): William Harold Powell, 7447 West 55th Place, Summit, IL 00000
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3332T , Serial Number: 17700632, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 7518 W Douglas Ave, Summit, IL 60501
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7402S , Serial Number: R18201710, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Littner Aviation Inc, 5327 So 72nd Court, Summit, IL 60501
  • Aircraft: SMITH PAZMANY L4 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4A4100 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 90026 , Serial Number: HCS-1, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/30/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 7447 W 63 St, Summit, IL 60501
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 9572V , Serial Number: 17264374, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/21/1974
    Registrant (Partnership): Terry A Gardner, 7518 W Douglas Ave, Summit, IL 60501, Other Owners: Janet H Gardner

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$133,24413$117,98569$150,9126$50,9521$139,4609$111,154
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$161,3572$204,50011$153,2470$00$02$59,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$181,1796$138,01555$165,8547$79,1170$04$134,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$170,0680$020$155,1463$90,4330$01$100,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$118,8301$85,00013$147,4940$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8203.00 , 8204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$203,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$153,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$208,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8203.00 , 8204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 48
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Summit

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summit, IL
Businesses in Summit, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1El Pollo Loco1
Ace Hardware1FedEx1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
AutoZone1U-Haul1
Burger King1

Summit on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other race residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 (60501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Palestinian first ancestries"
  • #42 (60501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Turkish first ancestries"
  • #52 (60501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Albanian first ancestries"
  • #61 (60501) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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