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.
Unlike some towns, Summit isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Summit are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Summit is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summit who work in office and administrative support (13.91%), teaching (13.76%), and food service (13.00%).
Being a small town, Summit does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Summit rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.32% of adults 25 and older in Summit have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Summit in 2010 was $12,065, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $48,260 for a family of four. Summit also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.64% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Summit is a somewhat 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 German, African, Scots-Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Summit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.