Summit is a very small town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 1,682 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Summit is the 135th largest community in Mississippi.
Summit is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Summit is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summit who work in teaching (15.48%), office and administrative support (13.51%), and sales jobs (12.14%).
Summit is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Summit citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.47% of adults 25 and older in Summit have a college degree.
The per capita income in Summit in 2010 was $14,697, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $58,788 for a family of four. However, Summit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Summit also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 43.55% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Summit is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Summit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summit residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Summit include European, Scots-Irish, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Summit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Spanish.