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Summit is a township in Effingham County, in the Effingham metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Summit. For links to other places called Summit, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Summit is 39.128N. The longitude is -88.635W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,431.


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Median household income
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$48,080
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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45% of Summit residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Summit ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Summit was $22,854, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of Summit residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Summit, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $469.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.


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Effingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Summit political report.

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The average commute time for Summit workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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