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Population in 2012: 21,828 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 10,611  (48.6%)
Females: 11,217  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $109,772 (it was $92,964 in 2000)
Summit:

$109,772
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $70,135

Summit city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $732,063 (it was $440,800 in 2000)
Summit:

$732,063
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $815,043; Detached houses: $872,406; Townhouses or other attached units: $442,455; In 2-unit structures: $375,018; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $651,688; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,948; Mobile homes: $342,812

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,554.

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  • White alone - 15,497 (72.2%)
  • Hispanic - 3,280 (15.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,245 (5.8%)
  • Black alone - 1,034 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 303 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 78 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 31 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summit: 124.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), Italian (12.0%), German (10.6%), English (8.8%), Polish (4.5%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 388 feet

Land area: 6.05 square miles.

Population density: 3,606 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

4,728 residents are foreign born (4.5% Europe, 3.0% Asia).

This city:  22.0%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Summit, New Jersey as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Summit to the number of sex offenders is 7,276 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $10,001 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NJ (5.0 miles , pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (9.4 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (23.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Woodland Park borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Chatham borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Springfield, NJ (1.5 miles ), New Providence borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Mountainside borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Millburn, NJ (1.6 miles ), Short Hills, NJ (1.7 miles ), Madison borough, NJ (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $202,900
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $403,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $470,100
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2005: 21 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $428,500
  • 2008: 22 buildings, average cost: $477,800
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $546,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $723,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $300,300
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $300,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 74.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,375 (+39.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,771 (28.4%)

Area code: 908

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 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.80.00.0
Rapes 1111022011110
per 100,000 4.94.74.64.70.09.49.40.04.94.94.84.60.0
Robberies 35132722463223
per 100,000 14.823.560.39.332.79.49.419.029.214.69.69.313.8
Assaults 38956946561539
per 100,000 14.837.541.723.328.042.218.928.624.329.372.213.941.5
Burglaries 38628261333215143433392829
per 100,000 187.2291.0380.1284.3154.1150.170.766.6165.4161.0187.7130.1133.7
Thefts 437375347239316290218259267240176227163
per 100,000 2152.31760.01608.51114.01475.91360.61027.51232.71298.61171.1846.81054.4751.7
Auto thefts 3729282941361212165481
per 100,000 182.2136.1129.8135.2191.5168.956.657.177.824.419.237.24.6
Arson 1000110000000
per 100,000 4.90.00.00.04.74.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 126.5121.3133.087.5101.798.365.570.888.375.180.364.352.9

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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: 55 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Summit, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,376 (+7.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Financial managers (4%)
  • Lawyers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Child care workers (3%)
  • Lawyers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Summit city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Summit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Summit center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from Summit center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Heavy Rains: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Meryl Streep - Actress, Gerard Way - Musician, Rat Skates - Film producer, Dayton Lummis - Film actor, Betsy Leondar-Wright - Women's rights activist, Scott Goldblatt - Swimmer, Brian Edwards (soccer) - Soccer player, Charles R. Jackson - Novelist, Dave Brown (quarterback) - Football quarterback, Steve Physioc - Sports announcer.

Main business address for: CELGENE CORP /DE/ (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Summit:

  • OVERLOOK HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 99 BEAUVIOR AVE)
  • SUMMIT OAKS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 19 PROSPECT ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Summit:

  • GLENSIDE NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-NEW PROVIDENCE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ)
  • DVA SUMMIT DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Summit, NJ

Amtrak stations near Summit:

  • 9 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.summit.nj.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Union County College (about 4 miles; Cranford, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,338)
  • Drew University (about 5 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • Seton Hall University (about 6 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 6 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,671)
  • Kean University (about 8 miles; Union, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,081)
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (about 10 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,275)
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (about 10 miles; Newark, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,420)

Public high school in Summit:

Private high schools in Summit:

  • OAK KNOLL SCHOOL OF THE HOLY CHILD (Students: 553; Location: 44 BLACKBURN RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ORATORY PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 279; Location: 1 BEVERLY RD; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Summit:

Private elementary/middle schools in Summit:

  • ST TERESA EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 213; Location: 306 MORRIS AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CPC WEEKDAY NURSERY SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN (Students: 203; Location: 70 MAPLE ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ZADIE'S NURTURING DEN (Students: 197; Location: 1 WALNUT ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SUPERKIDS (Students: 129; Location: 2 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - TK)
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Library in Summit:

  • SUMMIT FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,538,261; Location: 75 MAPLE STREET; 108,197 books; 10,539 audio materials; 8,000 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 396 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • zip code: 07901 famous people born here: Ice-T added by hahhaha

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Notable locations in Summit: Summit Station (A), Huntley Station (B), Summit Sub-Station (C), Free Public Library of Summit (D), Basset Building (E), Central Building (F), City of Summit Municipal Building (G), Summit Volunteer First Aid Squad (H), Schering - Plough Emergency Fire / Rescue Brigade (I), Summit Fire Department (J), Summit Playhouse (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Summit include: Pilgrim Baptist Church (A), Temple Sinai (B), Calvary Episcopal Church (C), Oaks Memorial Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Jewish Community Center (F), Fountain Baptist Church (G), Wallace Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (H), Mount Olive Temple (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Teresa Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Briant Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Summit include: Soldiers Memorial Field (1), Metro Homes Field (2), Tatlock Sports Complex (3), Edison Recreation Center (4), Watchung Reservation (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: New Jersey Center for Visual Arts (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 68 Elm Street).

Hotels: Debary Guest House (265 Springfield Avenue), Grand Summit Hotel (570 Springfield Avenue).

 
Union 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
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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
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.349. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.349
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.70
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.8
U.S.:

28.3
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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Summit and their reported violations in the past:

ROXITICUS WATER COMPANY INC. (Population served: 350,  ):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between MAY-20-2005 and JUL-07-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2005)
MALAGA VILLA APARTMENTS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.1%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Summit, NJ

75 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals in 2010
46 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Summit in 2000:

  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Summit compared to New Jersey state average:

Summit, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Summit (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Summit Branch at 1 Maple Street, branch established on 1957/06/03; Private Banking Summit Branch at 190 River Road, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Peapack-Gladstone Bank: Summit/Short Hills Branch at 54 Morris Essex Turnpike, branch established on 2009/08/25; Summit-Deforest Branch at 48 Deforest Avenue, branch established on 2007/03/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,599.7 mil, Deposits: $1,445.3 mil, headquarters in Gladstone, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Summit Branch at 67-69 Summit Avenue, branch established on 1992/04/13; Springfield Avenue Branch at 408 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 2006/09/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Deforest Avenue Branch at 12 Deforest Avenue, branch established on 1969/01/22; Summit - Main Branch at 367 Springfield Road, branch established on 1921/03/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Investors Bank: Summit Federal Savings Bank Branch at 393 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/27: Bank assets: $10,674.9 mil, Deposits: $7,419.7 mil, headquarters in Short Hills, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 86 total offices, Holding Company: Investors Bancorp, Mhc
  • Union Center National Bank: Summit Banking Center Branch at 545 Morris Ave, branch established on 1999/06/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,432.2 mil, Deposits: $1,123.5 mil, headquarters in Union, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Center Bancorp, Inc.
  • Somerset Hills Bank: Summit Branch at 510 Morris Avenue, branch established on 2004/09/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $363.7 mil, Deposits: $316.9 mil, headquarters in Bernardsville, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Somerset Hills Bancorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Summit Avenue Branch at 27 Summit Avenue, branch established on 2000/10/14. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Summit Branch at 517 Springfield Avenue, branch established on 2004/06/21. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

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 (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.47%
Here65.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal Church
Adherents73.6%8.8%3.5%2.9%2.0%
Congregations17.6%6.1%11.5%9.2%6.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%1.1%1.0%4.4%
Congregations6.5%5.0%6.1%1.1%30.5%
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: 155
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Union County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 385
Here:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

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 8$44,729$67,0941$3,883
Other Government Administration 5$36,865$88,4760$0
Judicial and Legal 4$24,126$72,3784$10,831
Police Protection - Officers 49$368,717$90,2980$0
Police - Other 9$38,222$50,96326$21,270
Firefighters 32$233,741$87,6530$0
Fire - Other 4$16,959$50,8773$3,655
Streets and Highways 26$147,030$67,8600$0
Health 3$16,036$64,1440$0
Solid Waste Management 13$83,853$77,4033$6,781
Sewerage 3$13,133$52,5320$0
Parks and Recreation 15$75,059$60,04711$3,365
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 444$2,682,838$72,50970$76,812
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 92$295,328$38,52130$32,918
Local Libraries 17$85,325$60,22931$25,716
Other and Unallocable 17$84,688$59,7804$10,032
Totals for Government 741$4,246,649$68,772183$195,263

Summit government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,896,000 ($86.86)
    Parking Facilities: $676,000 ($30.97)
    Regular Highways: $577,000 ($26.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $523,000 ($23.96)
    Sewerage: $451,000 ($20.66)
    General - Other: $436,000 ($19.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $199,000 ($9.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $97,000 ($4.44)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($0.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,653,000 ($2228.93)
    General - Other: $5,513,000 ($252.57)
    Police Protection: $5,352,000 ($245.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,226,000 ($147.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,458,000 ($112.61)
    Libraries: $1,849,000 ($84.71)
    Sewerage: $1,845,000 ($84.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,505,000 ($68.95)
    Parking Facilities: $1,388,000 ($63.59)
    Regular Highways: $1,315,000 ($60.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,294,000 ($59.28)
    Financial Administration: $934,000 ($42.79)
    Central Staff Services: $752,000 ($34.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $709,000 ($32.48)
    Health - Other: $415,000 ($19.01)
    General Public Buildings: $234,000 ($10.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $114,000 ($5.22)
    Public Welfare - Other: $21,000 ($0.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,336,000 ($107.02)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $740,000 ($33.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $152,000 ($6.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($2.43)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($1.42)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $22,000 ($1.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,291,000 ($59.14)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $667,000 ($30.56)
    Police Protection: $152,000 ($6.96)
    General - Other: $38,000 ($1.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $50,929,000 ($2333.20)

Summit government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,127,000 ($97.44)
    Parking Facilities: $1,949,000 ($89.29)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $908,000 ($41.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $778,000 ($35.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $564,000 ($25.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000 ($14.84)
    All Other: $211,000 ($9.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $148,000 ($6.78)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $71,000 ($3.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $435,000 ($19.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $184,000 ($8.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($2.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $694,000 ($31.79)
    Interest Earnings: $593,000 ($27.17)
    Sale of Property: $430,000 ($19.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $214,000 ($9.80)
    Rents: $69,000 ($3.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,199,000 ($192.37)
    General Local Government Support: $3,988,000 ($182.70)
    All Other: $281,000 ($12.87)
    Health and Hospitals: $67,000 ($3.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($2.06)
  • Tax - Property: $76,729,000 ($3515.16)
    Other License: $203,000 ($9.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $144,000 ($6.60)
    Public Utilities Sales: $73,000 ($3.34)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $32,000 ($1.47)

Summit government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,896,000 ($2240.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,121,000 ($2067.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,775,000 ($172.94)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $4,547,000 ($208.31)
    Beginning: $2,058,000 ($94.28)

Summit government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,149,000 ($144.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,546,000 ($758.02)

6.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,193 average AGI)
Union County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Essex County, NJ  1.58% ($43,782 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.79% ($45,395)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.64% ($64,325)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,861 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($727 average AGI)
Union County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, NJ  1.18% ($47,329 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.93% ($39,626)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.63% ($72,811)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summit:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WJDM (1530 AM; 10 kW; ELIZABETH, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP)
  • WNSW (1430 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summit:

  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSOU (89.5 FM; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; Owner: SETON HALL UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Summit:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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: 9
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total costs: $32,831,000
Total average daily traffic: 281,155
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,332

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Summit)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Summit, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Summit)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Summit)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$473,680187$600,321696$470,89217$284,52915$257,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$420,50021$620,19059$420,1531$730,0004$380,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$410,00024$612,250144$509,38911$206,0913$546,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$621,00029$584,172100$444,4103$180,3339$330,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$394,0001$417,00032$468,2500$01$382,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0377.00 , 0378.00, 0379.00, 0380.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$371,0005$362,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$401,0002$352,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$412,0001$306,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$322,0004$281,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0377.00 , 0378.00, 0379.00, 0380.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


Most common first names in Summit, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23576.5 years
Mary22681.8 years
William15777.6 years
Helen12481.3 years
Margaret12080.2 years
Joseph11676.1 years
James11475.4 years
Elizabeth10182.6 years
Robert9373.8 years
George8978.0 years
Most common last names in Summit, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3677.8 years
Miller2475.9 years
Williams2376.8 years
Nelson2382.2 years
Brown2281.3 years
Johnson2276.9 years
White2281.3 years
Anderson2279.8 years
Kelly2181.4 years
Taylor1983.0 years
Businesses in Summit, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1SAS Shoes1
CVS1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
Dunkin Donuts2U-Haul1
FedEx5UPS9
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1YMCA3
New Balance2
Browse common businesses in Summit, NJ

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  • Joseph C. Noviello (15)
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Total of 766 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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