Summit Tourism, Illinois

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Summit is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 11,054 at the 2010 census. The village is arguably best known as the setting to Ernest Hemingway's 1927 short story "The Killers".


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Summit in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Summit like a local. After your splendid visit to Summit, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Chicago. Chicago is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like The Art Institute Of Chicago, Millennium Park, Cloud Gate. Tour packages of Summit are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Summit*

  • Pollution Statistics in Summit

    Know the pollution level of Summit before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 32.19 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 44.33 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.25 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.34 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 23.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.51 (Very Low)
  • Summit: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Summit for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Summit.

    • Burglary and Theft 57.9 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65.95 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 71.07 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 72.99 (High)
    • Car Stealing 55.38 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65.63 (High)
    • Attacks 62.5 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.95 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.37 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.7 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 61.96 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 48.1 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 69.46 (High)
  • Living in Summit - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Summit is 160.25 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 34.49 (Low)
    • Climate Index 66.11 (High)
    • Pollution Index 38.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.81 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 65.88 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.53 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 132.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Summit

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Summit

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.02 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.42 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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