Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. The city had the 16th-highest per capita income in the state as of the 2000 Census. It is bordered to the northeast by Millburn in Essex County, to the northwest by Chatham and Chatham Township, both in Morris County, to the west by New Providence, to the southwest by Berkeley Heights, to the south by Mountainside and to the southeast by Springfield Township. Springfield Avenue is the town’s main street.
One report was that Manhattan’s financial elite prefers Summit real estate because of big houses, good schools and New Jersey Transit rail link to Manhattan’s financial district. Others suggested that that the city has long been popular with traders, investment bankers, and money managers, with nearly 20% of Summit’s residents working in finance and real estate.
Summit has sports programs for youth including basketball, baseball, soccer and football leagues through the Recreation Center. In addition, the YMCA organizes sports clinics and teams including the Summit Swim Team.
Students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade are educated by the Summit Public Schools.