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Population in 2012: 411 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +87.7%
Males: 193  (47.0%)
Females: 218  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  35.4 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29070.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,636 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Summit:

$53,636
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,140

Summit town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,769 (it was $77,100 in 2000)
Summit:

$118,769
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $132,199; Detached houses: $167,541; Mobile homes: $51,653

Median gross rent in 2012: $923.

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  • White alone - 359 (89.3%)
  • Black alone - 32 (8.0%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Summit: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.4%), German (17.6%), United States (14.9%), English (7.0%), French (5.6%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 617 feet

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit town:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.2%
South Carolina:  4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $787 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $700 (1.3%)

Summit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (24.5 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (95.0 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (544.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gilbert, SC (1.3 miles ), Batesburg-Leesville, SC (2.5 miles ), Red Bank, SC (3.3 miles ), Lexington, SC (3.4 miles ), Monetta, SC (3.4 miles ), Ridge Spring, SC (3.8 miles ), Pelion, SC (3.9 miles ), Lake Murray of Richland, SC (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 81.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 803

Summit household income distribution Summit home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Engineers (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Summit town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.9 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Summit-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Summit center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Summit center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lexington County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Summit topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Summit:

  • BATESBURG GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BATESBURG, SC)
  • BRUTON SMITH COMM. RES.. (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • CLUSTERS OF LEXINGTON BLDG E (Hospital, about 11 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)

Political contributions by individuals in Summit, SC

Airports located in Summit:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:

  • Midlands Technical College (about 18 miles; West Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 24 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Benedict College (about 24 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 31 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • South Carolina State University (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • Piedmont Technical College (about 45 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,675)
  • Medical College of Georgia (about 46 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,357)

Public elementary/middle school in Summit:

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

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Lexington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  Pb  SO2 PM10 PM2.5

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 2010 was 0.0167. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.58
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2002 was 29.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

28.0
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: 10.5%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.5%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Summit, SC

Summit compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.


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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 (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.79%
Here49.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.3%16.1%15.2%6.1%4.6%
Congregations33.0%17.5%12.3%1.9%2.4%
NameAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.5%1.9%1.6%1.6%6.1%
Congregations2.8%1.9%2.4%4.7%21.2%
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: 42
Lexington County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Lexington County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Lexington County:

5.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 188
Here:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Lexington County:

26.9%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.8%
State:

13.4%

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 0$0 1$30
Totals for Government 0$0 1$30


8.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.36%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Richland County, SC  3.08% ($41,622 average AGI)
from Aiken County, SC  0.21% ($37,033)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.16% ($32,140)


6.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($222 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richland County, SC  2.74% ($35,506 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.19% ($41,805)
to Aiken County, SC  0.17% ($31,317)

Strongest AM radio stations in Summit:

  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Summit:

  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMV (95.3 FM; SOUTH CONGAREE, SC; Owner: GLORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLXC (98.5 FM; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBQ-FM (104.3 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSP (96.3 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WKSX-FM (92.7 FM; JOHNSTON, SC; Owner: EDGEFIELD-SALUDA RADIO COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKXC-FM (99.5 FM; AIKEN, SC; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WAAW (94.7 FM; WILLISTON, SC; Owner: FRANK NEELY)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Summit:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W67DP (Channel 67; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W31BS (Channel 31; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Summit fatal accident list:

Jun 14, 1993 06:50 AM, 31, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$269,1406$243,5151$228,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$175,6900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$243,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$98,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0213.01

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