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Overview

Introduction to Summerfield, North Carolina

Summerfield, North Carolina, in Guilford county, is 11 miles NW of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center) and 77 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina. The town is located inside the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metropolitan area.

Summerfield History

The community of Summerfield, which was named in honor of John Summerfield, was originally a rural farming community. It is located in Guilford County, which was founded in 1771, and created out of Orange County and Rowan County. Guilford County was named in honor of Francis North, the 1st Earl of Guilford. The first settlers were a group of English Quakers.

Summerfield and Nearby Attractions

  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
  • Natural Science Center of Greensboro
  • Museum of Old Domestic Life
  • Hanging Rock State Park
  • North Carolina Zoo
  • Greensboro Arboretum

Things To Do In Summerfield

Summerfield has many lakes including the Martin Lake, Whitaker Lake, Hillside Lake, and Foster Lake. Various activities like hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, boating, and picnicking can be enjoyed at the Hanging Rock State Park, Tanglewood Park, and Emerald Pointe Water Park. The Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, the Greensboro Historical Museum, and the Natural Science Center of Greensboro feature exhibits which shed light on the history and culture of the region.

Summerfield Transportation

Piedmont Triad International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Summerfield Higher Education

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Guilford Technical Community College, and High Point University are among the colleges close to Summerfield.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,957
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+5,592
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married67.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56.3%
Median Earnings25+$61,049
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$120,139
% Above Poverty Level97.9%
% Below Poverty Level2.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone15.8%
Median Gross Rent$876
Median House Value$349,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.6%
German16.4%
English15.3%
Irish10.4%
Italian3.2%
Scottish2.4%
French Except Basque1.9%
Polish1.5%
Norwegian1.1%
Russian1.1%
Dutch1%
Canadian0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Arab0.7%
Romanian0.7%
Greek0.7%
African0.6%
Jordanian0.5%
Portuguese0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Summerfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Guilford County
Standard Zip Codes27358
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.2
Approximate Longitude-79.89

Summerfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationGREENSBORO RGNL AP
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 88 F
Oct Temp48 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationDANBURY 5 SE
Distance19 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationSTUART
Distance35.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Greensboro284,816$57,271
Kernersville23,988$71,725
Madison2,462$50,750
Oak Ridge6,728$129,449
Stokesdale5,331$105,144
Walnut Cove1,551$49,688

Summerfield Public Schools

Summerfield Charter Academy
5303 Hwy 220 N
ZIP: 27358
(336) 643-1974
Primary
Total Enrollment 654
Summerfield Elementary
7501 Summerfield Road
ZIP: 27358
(336) 643-8444
Primary
Total Enrollment 556
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