Lee’s Summit is the kind of place that needs to be seen to be believed. It’s a city that believes that an understanding of its past is fundamental to understanding its present. A place that has a genuine appreciation for all those who have come before them.
Lee’s Summit is 16 miles southeast of downtown Kansas City, and is one of the fastest growing communities in the state with a current population of 93,000. Median Household Income is $80,395. At 65 square miles – the fifth largest in the state – the city has room to grow with recently annexed properties in strategic highway served locations. Served by two interstates (I-470 and I-70) and two federal highways (U.S. 50 and U. S. 71) Lee’s Summit is accessible to regional and national markets.
However, Lee’s Summit is not just a spot on a map. It’s a place that believes a perfect balance between faith, family, work, and life-long learning is the only true measurement of success. It has a genuine appreciation and respect for all people and things that are real and true.
It’s not only Lee’s Summit residents who know we live in a great community. In 2010, Money magazine cited, “Lee’s Summit is … among the Best Places to Live.” We are also renowned for our state and national award-winning-schools and community college, as well as comprehensive parks, lakes and recreation amenities, diverse housing choices, attention to and preservation of our history and pedestrian-friendly downtown.
Lee’s Summit…is a place that believes a perfect balance between faith, family, work, and life-long learning is the only true measurement of success. It has a genuine appreciation and respect for all people and things that are real and true.
Lee’s Summit is populated with forward-looking people, whose eyes are on the future, and hearts are full of possibilities. Folks who don’t mind rolling up their sleeves and working to make the best of any situation. They take great pride in doing what they say they’re going to do. They’re ordinary people, with a high regard for their neighbors, doing small but responsible things in order to make everyday life better for everyone in the community.