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Who Lives Here

Summit Demographics

Education

High School

65%

Associate's

25%

Bachelor's

9%

Master's

1%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

22%

3 people

21%

4 people

22%

5 people

22%

6+ people

13%

Household Income

0-50k

51%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

2%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

19%

20-45

34%

45-65

22%

65+

10%

Getting Around Summit

Summit Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

15%

15-30 Mins

35%

30-40 Mins

17%

40-60 Mins

17%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7373

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 9 of 17 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 13 of 17 renters

Percentage: 6363

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 10 of 17 renters

What Renters Are Saying

Summit Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 17 of 17 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 15 of 17 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 15 of 17 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 17 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 17 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 13 of 17 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 13 of 17 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 17 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 12 of 17 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 11 of 17 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 9 of 17 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 9 of 17 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 11 of 17 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 12 of 17 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 14 of 17 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 15 of 17 renters

Summit Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

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Living in Summit, IL

Summit is a small city in Illinois with a population of approximately 11,000. Families with young children should feel welcome, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 10% of the population, while retirees account for a smaller percentage of the city. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just under 33, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Illinois. By a small 53%-48% margin, homeowners are slightly more prevalent than renters in Summit. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the city boasts a relatively low average rent of $926 per month. Over the course of a year, renters in Summit will save around $1,500 compared to the state average.

Five percent of Summit residents older than 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 1% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Summit: manufacturing, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, making it the top profession in the city. Summit workers take home an average annual income of around $60K, around $18,000 less than the state average. Summit's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.

Averaging about 34 minutes, the commute time for Summit residents is longer than the state average of about 32 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 34% of commuters, while public transportation is not used widely. Not many commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number is higher than the national average.

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