For population 25 years and over in Summit:
For population 15 years and over in Summit town:
8 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,045 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (109.0 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (185.4 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (526.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Marvin, SD (2.6 miles) , Ortley, SD (2.8 miles) , Wilmot, SD (3.4 miles ), Waubay, SD (3.6 miles ), Corona, SD (3.7 miles) , Twin Brooks, SD (3.8 miles) , South Shore, SD (3.8 miles ), Peever, SD (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 45.30 N, Longitude: 97.04 W
Area code: 605
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+4.5%).
Work and jobs in Summit: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Summit, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Summit-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/17/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Summit town center caused $2 million in damages.
On 7/18/1983, a category F3 tornado 28.7 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Summit-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Dakota state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 44.2 miles away from Summit center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Summit center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Roberts County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Wendell E. Dunn - Schoolteacher, Everett Dunn - Civil engineer.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Summit:
Public high school in Summit:
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Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is better than average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.6. This is worse than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Summit compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Summit (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Summit (based on Roberts County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,118 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,863 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Summit fatal accident list:
Sep 23, 1995 11:49 PM, Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Summit)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Summit, SD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1