Summit, Arkansas

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Summit, Arkansas

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Summit strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Arkansas):

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Summit Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Summit Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Summit, Arkansas

Comparing Summit to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Arkansas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 6
Racial Diversity 5 4
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 3
Well-Paid Single Men 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 5
Median Family Income 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 3 3

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Summit Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles SE of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Marion
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72677
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.252
Longitude -92.69

Summit Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 77 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
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Summit Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 586 100%
Male 310 52.9%
Female 276 47.1%
Under 18 179 30.5%
18+ 407 69.5%
65+ 64 10.9%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.12
White 565 96.4%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.5%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 8 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.5%

Estimated Summit Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 585
Growth -1
Growth % -0.2%

Summit Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 20.1%
Irish 15.8%
English 15.5%
German 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
Polish 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 4.9%
Italian 2.7%
Welsh 2.7%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scottish 1.5%
Acadian/Cajun 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Summit 586 $27,308
Bull Shoals 2,000 $34,219
Cotter 921 $34,375
Flippin 1,357 $25,573
Gassville 1,706 $30,481
Pyatt 253 $26,250
Yellville 1,312 $31,793
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