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Lees Summit, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Lee's Summit had a population of 98,257 as of July 1, 2019. Lees Summit ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lees Summit is located at latitude 38.9108 and longitude -94.3822 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lee's Summit encompass a land area of 63.82 sq. miles and a water area of 2.07 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,040 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Lee's Summit are located in Jackson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Cass County.

The City of Lee's Summit (GNIS ID: 2395669) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lee's Summit is located within Township of Prairie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lees Summit: Lee's Summit, Strother.

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Lees Summit, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lees Summit, MO Housing Affordability Index is 169
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lees Summit, MO Wealth Index is 137
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 98,257 (100%)
Population in Households 97,553 (99.3%)
Population in Families 83,652 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 704 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 1,540
Diversity Index2 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,023
Average Household Income $107,902
Per Capita Income $40,402
Wealth Index4 137

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 39,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,147 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,605 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,334 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $236,957
Housing Affordability Index3 169
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 36,752
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 26,760
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.78% 0.96%
Households 0.69% 0.84%
Families 0.68% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Lees Summit, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lees Summit to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 6 100th
Population Density # 157 85th
Diversity Index # 131 87th
Median Household Income # 46 96th
Per Capita Income # 60 94th

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