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Population in 2012: 1,685 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.0%
Males: 697  (41.4%)
Females: 988  (58.6%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39666.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,938 (it was $21,053 in 2000)
Summit:

$19,938
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,849

Summit town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,342 (it was $53,700 in 2000)
Summit:

$89,342
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,222; Detached houses: $112,991; Mobile homes: $36,508

Median gross rent in 2012: $643.

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  • Black alone - 1,279 (75.0%)
  • White alone - 391 (22.9%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summit: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (25.3%), Irish (2.4%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 431 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,002 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 5.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.6%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Summit, Mississippi as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Summit to the number of sex offenders is 80 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,233 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $533 (0.6%)

Summit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (69.7 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (311.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: McComb, MS (1.6 miles ), Magnolia, MS (3.0 miles ), Osyka, MS (4.4 miles ), Brookhaven, MS (4.6 miles ), Liberty, MS (4.7 miles ), Tylertown, MS (4.7 miles ), Kentwood, LA (4.9 miles ), Bude, MS (5.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $53,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.28 N, Longitude: 90.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 601

Summit household income distribution Summit home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Summit by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00220113
per 100,000 0.00.0121.9122.50.062.358.4175.6
Assaults 00002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0122.90.00.00.0
Burglaries 152311141716929
per 100,000 1050.41440.2670.3857.31044.9996.3526.01697.9
Thefts 4957463229231919
per 100,000 3431.43569.22803.21959.61782.41432.11110.51112.4
Auto thefts 32210010
per 100,000 210.1125.2121.961.20.00.058.40.0
Arson 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 236.9264.0213.8187.4175.9151.7107.7224.9

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Crime rate in Summit detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.10
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 226% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Summit town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1978, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summit-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pike County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Mudslide: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summit topographic map

Birthplace of: John Gilmore (musician) - Tenor saxophonist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Summit:

  • MCCOMB NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)
  • RCG MCCOMB (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)
  • CAMELLIA ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Summit, MS

Amtrak station near Summit:

  • 3 miles: MCCOMB (114 N.W. RAILROAD BLVD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Summit:

  • Southwest Mississippi Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,822; Location: 1156 College Dr; Public; Website: www.smcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 33 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,079)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 54 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • Alcorn State University (about 58 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 2,641)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 63 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 68 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • Hinds Community College (about 68 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 68 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Summit:

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

Churches in Summit include: Summit United Methodist Church (A), Summit Baptist Church (B), Lone Star Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodlawn Cemetery (1), Jewish Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.7. This is about average.
City:

37.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0222
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.3%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Summit, MS


7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Summit compared to Mississippi state average:

Summit, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Summit (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Summit Branch at Robb Street, branch established on 1968/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $341.7 mil, Deposits: $299.4 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Southwest Corporation

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:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Summit town (based on Pike County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.71%
Here65.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ
Adherents77.5%10.1%4.2%1.8%1.7%
Congregations44.4%19.0%4.8%4.8%6.3%
NameChurch of the NazareneAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.5%0.9%0.5%0.5%1.3%
Congregations3.2%3.2%1.6%1.6%11.1%
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: 11
This county:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pike County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Pike County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
This county:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Pike County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

16.4%
State:

14.4%

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
Other Government Administration 1$2,106$25,2725$2,800
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$900
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,747$27,4946$3,834
Streets and Highways 1$1,749$20,9881$652
Water Supply 4$6,806$20,4181$737
Totals for Government 12$24,408$24,40817$8,923


8.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,778 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.00%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orleans Parish, LA  1.16% ($24,362 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, MS  0.74% ($20,021)
from Walthall County, MS  0.56% ($21,653)


6.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lincoln County, MS  0.61% ($34,519 average AGI)
to Walthall County, MS  0.43% ($20,963)
to Amite County, MS  0.40% ($29,860)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summit:

  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAKK (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: TILLMAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTYL (1290 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TYLERTOWN, MS; Owner: TYLERTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summit:

  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WAZA (107.7 FM; LIBERTY, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMJU (104.3 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Summit:

  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

Summit fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2005 06:52 AM, Lawrence St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 8, 1998 07:13 AM, Robb St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1979 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Apr 21, 1975 05:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,995
Total average daily truck traffic: 629
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 18,025


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 91
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Summit


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Summit, MS

Most common first names in Summit, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7368.5 years
John5675.8 years
Mary5377.9 years
William4072.0 years
Robert3273.8 years
Charles3169.3 years
Willie3072.3 years
Henry2376.3 years
George2273.6 years
Thomas1970.6 years
Most common last names in Summit, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5275.7 years
Brown5176.0 years
Moak3979.3 years
Johnson3773.9 years
Jackson3368.1 years
Martin3069.9 years
Wells2571.0 years
Williams2572.4 years
Jones2472.1 years
Roberts2477.4 years
Businesses in Summit, MS
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Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS1
Penske1
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