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Summit, NJ Community Information

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History:

What is now the city of Summit was created as Summit Township on March 23, 1869. Summit was reincorporated as a city on March 8, 1899. Beyond the obvious derivation from its position atop the Second Watchung Mountain, other theories have been offered to account for the city's name. The house in which Jurist James Kent lived starting in 1837 called Summit Lodge and a local sawmill owner who granted passage to the Morris and Essex Railroad for a route required to climb to "the summit of the Short Hills" have both been offered as the source of the city's name.

General Information:

Town Name: SUMMIT
City Hall: City Hall
Address: 512 Springfield Avenue, SUMMIT NJ 07901
Phone Number: 908-273-6400
Land Area: 6.1 square miles
Distance to NYC: 25 miles
Town Website: https://www.cityofsummit.org/
Library Website: http://www.summitlibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 21,547 Population Density / Mile: 3,605
    Median Age: 41.53 Number of Households: 7,749
    Average Household Size: 2.766 Households with Children: 3,173
    Median Household Income: $136,883
  • Population
    Population: 21,547 Population Density / Mile: 3,605
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 2.45% Male Population: 10,619
    Female Population: 10,928 Median Age: 41.53
  • Households
    Number of Households: 7,749 Average Household Size: 2.766
    Households with Children: 3,173 Households without Children: 2,478
    Family Households: 5,651 Non-Family Households: 258
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $136,883 Average Household Income: $220,669
    Per Capita Income: $79,688 Average Total Household Expenditure: $61,013
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 4

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 51.61 Average January Low Temperature: 18.2
Average January High Temperature: 38.7 Average July Low Temperature: 62.2
Average July High Temperature: 85.8  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  29 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  47 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  125 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  90 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  14 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  313 Locations
HOSPITALITY  6 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  30 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  491 Locations
PET SERVICES  3 Locations
SHOPPING  243 Locations
TRAVEL  13 Locations
School Information:
BRAYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
FRANKLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
JEFFERSON PRIMARY CENTER Details/Map
L.C. JOHNSON SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
LINCOLN-HUBBARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
SUMMIT PRIMARY CENTER AT WILSON Details/Map
SUMMIT SR HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Brayton Elem Sch (Elementary School) View Report
Franklin Elem Sch (Elementary School) View Report
Jefferson Elem Sch (Elementary School) View Report
L.C. Johnson Summit Ms (Elementary School) View Report
Lincoln-Hubbard Elem Sch (Elementary School) View Report
Primary Center At Wilson (Elementary School) View Report
Primary Cntr At Jefferson (Elementary School) View Report
Summit Sr High (Secondary School) View Report
Washington Elem Sch (Elementary School) View Report

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Summit, NJ Community Information

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