Summit, Michigan Population 2024

22,670

Summit is a city located in Hillsdale County and Jackson County Michigan. Summit has a 2024 population of 22,670. Summit is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,874 in 2020.

The average household income in Summit is $80,248 with a poverty rate of 9.17%. The median age in Summit is 44.2 years: 39.8 years for males, and 47.4 years for females.

Summit Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Summit was:

  • White: 86.75%
  • Black or African American: 6.59%
  • Two or more races: 5.25%
  • Other race: 0.88%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
29.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
777.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.89% (-204)
The current population of Summit, Michigan is 22,670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 22,874.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,87886.75%
Black or African American1,5116.59%
Two or more races1,2035.25%
Other race2020.88%
Asian1000.44%
Native American200.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Summit Population by Race

Summit Population Pyramid 2024

Summit Median Age

44.2

Total

39.8

Male

47.4

Female

Summit Adults

There are 17,915 adults, (5,592 of whom are seniors) in Summit.

Summit Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Summit Sex Ratio

Female11,87151.81%
Male11,04348.19%

Summit Population by Age

Summit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2842.4379.420.6
Married4,5793.0991.48.6
Non Family3,2371.1171.428.6
Female1,1143.3460.239.8
Male3543.0357.342.7

3.08

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Summit Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4752.99%
Associates Degree1,78811.27%
Bachelors Degree3,17119.99%
Graduate Degree1,78411.25%
High School Graduate4,81730.37%
Less Than 9th Grade2091.32%
Some College3,61622.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Summit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Summit Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White14,14113,5124,302
Black893886416
2+ Races39339269
Hispanic32828334
Asian100100100
Other Race838342
Native American14123

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Summit Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,152$90,293$50,243
Graduate Degree$81,445$69,705$83,214
High School Graduate$34,735$39,540$18,059
Less Than 9th Grade$27,639$57,500$19,545
Overall$46,883$56,973$38,745
Some College$41,580$50,478$35,080

$46,883

Average Earnings

$56,973

Average Male

$38,745

Average Female

Summit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Summit Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Summit Language

96.62% of Summit residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.57% of the population.

Summit Language

Summit Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,7061,4337.66%
Black1,50324916.57%
Multiple1,15320717.95%
Hispanic95613614.23%
Asian1003535%
Other1972412.18%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.06%

Male Poverty Rate

9.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Summit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Summit is Asian, with 35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Summit is White, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.25%.

Summit Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.08%
High School10.2%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Summit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.25%
Male Unemployed8.65%
Female Employed4.51%
Male Employed2.75%

Summit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Summit Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,908$95,335
Households$64,393$80,248
Married Families$98,353$-999,999,999
Non Families$42,506$50,050

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Summit Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Summit Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Summit Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Summit Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Summit Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,581

Number of Veterans

1,505

Male Veterans

76

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam465
First Gulf War326
Korea182
Second Gulf War173
World War II40

Summit Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+520
65 to 74414
35 to 54365
55 to 64236
18 to 3446

Summit Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4929.22%
Black858.96%
Hispanic153.25%
2+ Races40.73%

Summit Veterans by Race

Summit Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Summit Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Summit Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Summit Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Summit Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

83.42%

Born in Summit

96.84%

Native Born

3.16%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.84% of Summit residents were born in the United States, with 83.42% having been born in Michigan. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Summit Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202922,355-63-0.28%
202822,418-63-0.28%
202722,481-63-0.28%
202622,544-63-0.28%
202522,607-63-0.28%
202422,670-63-0.28%
202322,733-63-0.28%
202222,796-63-0.28%
202122,859-15-0.07%
202022,8743781.68%
201922,49610%
201822,495190.08%
201722,476750.33%
201622,401-89-0.4%
201522,490-27-0.12%
201422,517-22-0.1%
201322,53930.01%
201222,536-5-0.02%
201122,541-55-0.24%
201022,59600%

Summit Population by Year