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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B
Summit Township is located in Michigan with a population of 22,482. Summit Township is in Jackson County. Living in Summit Township offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Summit Township there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Summit Township and residents tend to lean conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$122,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$863
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Summit Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,198
National
$55,322

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Summit Township Reviews

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Growing up here has been amazing, great fellowship and safe community. Not much needs changing. All of my neighbors are so nice and welcoming and the amount of kids here is great!
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Jackson has the worst potholes in the state! Jackson is a very spread out city. It depend on where you live, really, for walking distance. I would say 70 to 80 percent of people in area have a car. Having a car for transportation is necessary!

A buss for transportation is available but I wouldn't recommend it. One airport but I never see anyone flying in. Its very small and I think its private. There is a train! Also go to places there is no side walks to that's why walking isn't really an option.
In Jackson, MI I have everything I need. Many restuarants are available but the best pizza place is Klavons! Also the best donuts in Michigan I would say is Hinckley's donuts! Both are family owned and Hinckely's has been around for over 100 years! Jackson is a very industrial city. It's very spread out but overall it's not a bad place to live in, it's just boring.