Summit, South Carolina

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Summit, South Carolina
Location of Summit, South Carolina
Location of Summit, South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°55′28″N 81°25′23″W / 33.92444°N 81.42306°W / 33.92444; -81.42306Coordinates: 33°55′28″N 81°25′23″W / 33.92444°N 81.42306°W / 33.92444; -81.42306
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Lexington
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 607 ft (185 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 219
 • Density 145.3/sq mi (56.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 29070
Area code(s) 803
FIPS code 45-70315[1]
GNIS feature ID 1231844[2]

Summit is a town in Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 219 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Summit is located at 33°55′28″N 81°25′23″W / 33.92444°N 81.42306°W / 33.92444; -81.42306 (33.924475, -81.423098).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 219 people, 92 households, and 65 families residing in the town. The population density was 145.3 people per square mile (56.0/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 68.3 per square mile (26.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.13% White, 9.59% African American, 1.83% Native American, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.46% of the population.

There were 92 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $35,625. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,456. About 9.6% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.