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Summit Station, Pennsylvania

Summit Station
Location within the state of Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 40°33′37″N 76°11′56″W / 40.56028°N 76.19889°W / 40.56028; -76.19889Coordinates: 40°33′37″N 76°11′56″W / 40.56028°N 76.19889°W / 40.56028; -76.19889{{#coordinates:40|33|37|N|76|11|56|W|region:US_type:city |primary |name=

Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 208
 • Density 190/sq mi (74/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17979
Area code(s) 570 Exchange: 754

Summit Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 208 at the 2000 census.


Summit Station is located at 40°33′37″N 76°11′56″W / 40.56028°N 76.19889°W / 40.56028; -76.19889{{#coordinates:40|33|37|N|76|11|56|W|region:US_type:city | |name= }} (40.560225, -76.198877).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 208 people, 85 households, and 60 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 191.9 people per square mile (74.4/km²). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 84.9/sq mi (32.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.60% White, 0.48% from other races, and 1.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 85 households out of which 16.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,833, and the median income for a family was $52,639. Males had a median income of $41,111 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,258. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.


Summit Station is at the intersection of east-west Pennsylvania Route 895 and north-south Pennsylvania Route 183.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.