Summit Union County, New Jersey

Summit: City in Union County, New Jersey, United States

About

Summit is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,457 and a population density of 1,370 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,812 inhabitants.

The city was created 312 years ago in 1709.

Summit Quick Facts

Population : 21,812 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Union County
Phone Area Codes : 908
Area : 15.66 km2
Altitude : 374 feet / 114 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1710 (312 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 23:45:54 (5th October 2022)
Postal code : 07901
Density : 1,393 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.63% (2010-2020)
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Location of Summit on New Jersey map.
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Summit skyline
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Geography

Summit is located at 40°42'56"N 74°21'53"W (40.7156200, -74.3646800).

Summit map

Demographics

The population of Summit increased by 1.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,457 - census
2011 21,575 0.55% estimation process
2012 21,646 0.33% estimation process
2013 21,793 0.67% estimation process
2014 21,814 0.1% estimation process
2015 21,844 0.14% estimation process
2016 21,903 0.27% estimation process
2017 21,963 0.27% estimation process
2018 21,960 -0.01% estimation process
2019 21,897 -0.29% estimation process
2020 21,812 -0.39% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,720
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,399
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -9.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,114
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,402
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.3%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 57.7%
White only, percent : 43.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 53.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.4%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 43.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 377
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.9%

Summit zip code is 07901. County name: Union, County fips: 34039

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 46.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $97,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $894
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $336
2015-2019 median gross rent : $471
2015-2019 Households : 2,645
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.3%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 190,030
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,240
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 28.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $26,632
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,862
Percentage of people living in poverty : 36.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 913
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 472
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 307
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 315
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 501
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 692
2010 population per square mile : 981.5
2010 land area in square miles : 7.54

Schools in Summit

College & universities near Summit, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
187198 Union County College Cranford (NJ) 07016-1528

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Summit, NJ

Code Name Address Type
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Summit

Post Office Name City ZIP
Summ Post Office Summit (NJ) 07901

Other places with the same name (13)

Other cities in Union County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Union County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Elizabeth 128,382 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Elizabethport 124,969 City in and county seat of Union County, New Jersey, United States
Union 67,137 Economic and political union of 27 states mostly located in Europe
Plainfield 50,011 City in Union County, New Jersey, United States of America
Linden 42,076 City in Union County, New Jersey, USA
Rahway 29,832 City in Union County, New Jersey
Westfield 29,238 Town in Union County, New Jersey
Scotch Plains 24,138 Township in Union County, New Jersey, United States
Cranford 24,028 Township of New Jersey
Hillside 21,841 Township of New Jersey
Roselle 21,689 Borough in New Jersey, USA
Clark 15,837 Township in southern Union County, New Jersey, United States
New Providence 13,994 Town in New Jersey, United States
Roselle Park 13,510 Borough in Union County, New Jersey
Berkeley Heights 13,313 Township in Union County, New Jersey
Kenilworth 8,153 Town in New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Summit distances to largest New Jersey cities