Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey. It
is about 20 miles west of Manhattan. According to Bloomberg,
Summit ranked as the 72nd richest town in America in 2018,
with an average household income of $220,971. One report was
that Manhattan's financial elite prefers living in Summit
because of big houses, good schools and NJ Transit's rail
link to Manhattan's financial district. Others suggested
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.
Springfield Avenue is the town's main street. Unincorporated
communities, localities and place names located partially or
completely within the city include Brantwood Park and Tall
Oaks. 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.
Downtown Summit has a variety of boutique stores and
restaurants of different cuisines.
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