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Population in 2013: 1,687 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.1%
Males: 697  (41.4%)
Females: 990  (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 (it was $12,928 in 2000)

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 2009: 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%)

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

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: 1,003 people per square mile   (low).

Summit,MS real estate house value index trend

Summit, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit town:

  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Summit, Mississippi as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Summit to the number of sex offenders is 77 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:

  • 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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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: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.10
Mississippi average:

2.31
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

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%)

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

Average climate in Summit, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 119% 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 slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 239.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 189.3 miles away from Summit center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 418.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 238.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.2 miles away from Summit center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 301.3 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 Pike County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 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 and 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)
  • SOUTHWEST MS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)
  • COURTYARD REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MCCOMB, MS)
  • SOUTHWEST HEALTH DEPT HHA REGC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MAGNOLIA, 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: 1,443; Location: 1156 College Dr; Public; Website: www.smcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 29 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 54 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Alcorn State University (about 58 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 63 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 67 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 67 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Hinds Community College (about 68 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

Public high school in Summit:

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
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
7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Summit, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Summit compared to Mississippi state average:

  • 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.
  • House age above state average.

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 (51%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.71%
Here: 65.7%
USA: 50.2%

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
Pike County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
State:

14.4%
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$2,323$27,8760$0
Other Government Administration 6$4,567$9,1340$0
Judicial and Legal 5$2,984$7,1620$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,765$29,5305$4,594
Solid Waste Management 2$3,492$20,9520$0
Sewerage 2$2,921$17,5260$0
Water Supply 3$4,309$17,2360$0
Other and Unallocable 2$1,229$7,3740$0
Totals for Government 27$36,590$16,2625$4,594

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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 Amite County, MS  0.60% ($24,634 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, MS  0.39% ($31,019)
from Tangipahoa Parish, LA  0.36% ($17,510)


5.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.58%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Amite County, MS  0.47% ($28,063 average AGI)
to Walthall County, MS  0.42% ($22,793)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.40% ($28,073)

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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Circle K1U-Haul1
Curves1UPS1
Nissan1
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