The city of Sumiton lies in counties of Jefferson and Walker in Alabama. The total area is 5.23 sq miles at 33°44′50″N 87°2′48″W. It is elevated by 515 feet above sea level. Originally named as Summit because of area's high elevation. There are 2 public schools in Sumiton the Sumiton Middle School and Sumiton Elementary School. As of the census of 2010, the population density was 460.76/sq mi in a total population of 2,520 people residing in the place. Most races were 93.2 percent White, 4.0 percent Black, 0.4 percent Asian, 0.6 Others, and 1.6 percent from 2 or more races. Sumiton Zip code is 35148.