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Summit, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Summit is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Roberts County at latitude 45.3056 and longitude -97.0391. Roberts County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Summit, but most people and references simply refer to it as Summit, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Summit indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Summit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Summit: Summit Station.

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Summit, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 293
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 240
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 523
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $103,846
Average Home Value $163,988


Median Household Income $44,719
Average Household Income $51,344
Per Capita Income $19,428
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.34%
Households 0.62% 0.52%
Families 3.24% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Summit, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summit to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 189 52nd
Population Density1 # 185 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 96th
Median Household Income # 255 35th
Per Capita Income # 335 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.