Summit, New Jersey 

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Population

21,812

+4.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$121,509

Median Home Price

$1,000,800

Median Age

39.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.8 / 5.3

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Summit, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Summit, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 07901
Cost of Living: 99.7% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Summit, NJ Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Summit is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Summit jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Summit's cost of living is 99.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Summit's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Summit, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Union county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 67.0% to 31.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Summit's population is 21,812 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 34.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Summit is Real Estate: $1,000,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Summit public schools spend $16,960 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Summit. More Education



Best Places to Live in Summit Rankings


Housing Market in Summit

It's a good time to buy in Summit. Home Appreciation is up 9.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Summit is $1,000,800.
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Reviews for Summit   5 Reviews
Atmosphere - 1/31/2008
While there seems to be a good amount of cultural activities and diversity in this area, and it is done with the intention that it makes people feel diverse, when they... Read More

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Summit - 7/10/2006
A very nice town. If you have lots of money to spend on housing and really want to be in Summit then it is worth it. The water and air quality are terrible. And as a... Read More

Worth it if you can afford it. - 6/19/2006
Summit, NJ is a very expensive place to live. But the town does a great job of making it worth every penny. Community activities, train station, quite neighborhoods,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY
07901

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