Summit, Arkansas

Summit is a city in Marion County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 586 at the 2000 census.

Summit, Arkansas
Location of Summit in Marion County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 36°15′1″N 92°41′15″W
CountryUnited States
  Total1.21 sq mi (3.12 km2)
  Land1.21 sq mi (3.12 km2)
  Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
856 ft (261 m)
  Density488.39/sq mi (188.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-67940
GNIS feature ID0078498


Summit is located at 36°15′1″N 92°41′15″W (36.250212, -92.687592).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.

List Of Highways


Historical population
Est. 2017589[2]−2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 586 people, 234 households, and 156 families residing in the city. The population density was 478.2 people per square mile (183.9/km²). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 228.5/sq mi (87.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.42% White, 0.51% Black or African American, 1.54% Native American, 0.17% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 1.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 234 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $27,308. Males had a median income of $20,054 versus $18,214 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,393. About 13.5% of families and 20.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.7% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.


Public education for early childhood, elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Yellville–Summit School District, which leads to graduation from Yellville–Summit High School.


  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 22, 2018.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  5. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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