Summit, SD Profile: Facts & Data


Summit Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Summit Content

Also See: Summit, SD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Summit, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Summit had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2018. Summit ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Summit is located at latitude 45.3056 and longitude -97.0391 in Roberts County. 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. Roberts County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The Town of Summit (GNIS ID: 1267597) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Summit: Summit Station.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Summit 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Summit (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. South Dakota Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. South Dakota Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Research a South Dakota Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2018, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Summit, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 283
Population in Households 283
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 517
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $49,571
Average Household Income $62,728
Per Capita Income $23,719


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $93,966
Average Home Value $133,228


Total Households 111
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% -0.14%
Households -0.11% -0.18%
Families 1.18% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.75%

Summit, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summit to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 193 51st
Population Density # 188 52nd
Diversity Index # 16 96th
Median Household Income # 224 43rd
Per Capita Income # 309 21st

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

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features
  4. Research Public Schools & Attendance Zones

South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare South Dakota July 1, 2018 Data
Highest or Lowest: