Summit Hill, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Summit Hill, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Summit Hill had a population of 3,005 as of July 1, 2017. Summit Hill ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Summit Hill is located at latitude 40.825 and longitude -75.8462 in Carbon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Summit Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles. Carbon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,503 feet.

The Borough of Summit Hill (GNIS ID: 1215051) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Summit Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Summit Hill: Andrewsville, Jamestown, Summit.

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Summit Hill, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,005
Daytime Population: Workers 327
Daytime Population: Residents 1,357
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,684
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 2,998
Population in Familes 2,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 346
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $50,115
Average Household Income $64,579
Per Capita Income $27,237


Total Housing Units 1,454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 975 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 290 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $92,313
Average Home Value $134,154


Total Households 1,265
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 832
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.33%
Households -0.24% -0.37%
Families -0.38% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Summit Hill, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summit Hill to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 451 74th
Population Density # 1553 12th
Diversity Index # 929 47th
Median Household Income # 973 45th
Per Capita Income # 756 57th

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