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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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