NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Summit, NJ

Summit, NJ is located in Union County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Summit is about 21,897 with about 1,410 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 23,790.

The Average Home Value is $859,300.00, which is roughly 57% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 78% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $139,919.00, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 59% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Summit is about 5.5%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Union County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.01% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 67.29%
Republican: 31.62%
Libertarian: 0.56%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Springfield, NJ (2.35 mi.)
Short Hills, NJ (2.36 mi.)
Chatham Twp, NJ (2.47 mi.)
Chatham, NJ (2.47 mi.)
Mountainside, NJ (2.73 mi.)
Millburn, NJ (3.18 mi.)
Madison, NJ (4.06 mi.)
Vauxhall, NJ (4.09 mi.)
Kenilworth, NJ (4.40 mi.)
Berkeley Hts, NJ (4.41 mi.)
Florham Park, NJ (4.47 mi.)
Westfield, NJ (4.81 mi.)
Garwood, NJ (4.81 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07901
Latitude : 40.712280
Longitude : -74.361706
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 377 ft.
Area Code(s) : 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.75
Male Population Estimate : 47.20%
Female Population Estimate : 48.67%
Median Age : 39.8
Male Median Age : 38.5
Female Median Age : 40.8

White Population Estimate : 82.20%
Black Population Estimate : 4.74%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 12.22%
Asian Population Estimate : 7.53%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.42%
Other Population Estimate : 3.35%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Summit specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Union County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Union County: About 357 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Union County is about 6% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.