Summit, South Carolina

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Population in 2014: 424 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +93.6%
Males: 197  (46.6%)
Females: 227  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  34.2 years
South Carolina median age:  38.6 years

Zip codes: 29070.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,135 (it was $32,083 in 2000)
Summit:

$55,135
SC:

$44,163

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,531 (it was $15,456 in 2000)

Summit town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,911 (it was $77,100 in 2000)
Summit:

$112,911
SC:

$139,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $128,669; Detached houses: $163,840; Mobile homes: $57,643

Median gross rent in 2013: $948.

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  • Races in Summit, SC (2010)

    Summit races chart
    • 35989.3%White alone
    • 328.0%Black alone
    • 71.7%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Summit: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.0%), United States (15.9%), German (15.0%), English (11.0%), Scottish (3.4%), French (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 617 feet

Land area: 1.51 square miles.

Population density: 281 people per square mile   (very low).

Summit,SC real estate house value index trend

Summit, South Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Summit:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Summit town:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $784 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $882 (1.4%)

Summit satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (19.0 miles , pop. 59,332).

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 September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-15.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Summit, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Summit-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 27% 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 85% 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 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from Summit 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 the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 135.9 miles away from Summit center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

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 and 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)
  • OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER OF LMC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • L.M.C.- EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LEXINGTON, SC)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LEXINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LEXINGTON, 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: 8,916)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 24 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • Benedict College (about 24 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 32 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 37 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • South Carolina State University (about 45 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)

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

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.99
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2002 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 0.00981. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00981
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.4%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
South Carolina average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,801183
Mainline Protestant43,90978
Catholic5,7393
Black Protestant4,70626
Other4,43314
Orthodox2303
None135,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.8%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Summit:

30.4
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Summit:

14.5%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Summit:

12.2%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Summit:

6.6
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Summit:

35.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Summit:

51.3%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.8%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Summit, SC Residents
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$157
Totals for Government 0$0 6$157

6.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,631 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
South Carolina average:

6.90%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($309 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.04%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Richland County, SC  2.54% ($38,948 average AGI)
from Aiken County, SC  0.20% ($32,785)
from Orangeburg County, SC  0.18% ($33,306)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
South Carolina average:

6.53%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($305 average AGI)
Lexington County:

0.06%
South Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Richland County, SC  2.35% ($33,189 average AGI)
to Charleston County, SC  0.20% ($110,985)
to Aiken County, SC  0.15% ($27,957)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (86%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Summit compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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