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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.

People

Total Population 10,622
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,289
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 66.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.6%
Median Earnings25+ $62,222
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,716
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,498

Wealth

Median Family Income $119,872
% Above Poverty Level 98%
% Below Poverty Level 2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 14.7%
Median Gross Rent $926
Median House Value $340,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 15.2%
Irish 6.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Summerfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Guilford
Metro Area Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point
Standard Zip Codes 27358
Phone Area Codes 336
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.208
Longitude -79.905

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)

Station GREENSBORO RGNL AP
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.1 inches
Station DANBURY 5 SE
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station STUART
Distance 35.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Greensboro 279,427 $53,150
Kernersville 23,617 $67,826
Madison 2,278 $43,164
Oak Ridge 6,513 $117,614
Stokesdale 5,221 $98,278
Walnut Cove 1,751 $49,643

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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