Lee’s Summit is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state of Missouri, with a population of about 99,290 and a median household income of $80,494.
Lee’s Summit is the fifth-largest city in the state with 65 square miles of land, yet the city has plenty of room to grow. Recently-annexed properties in strategic locations are 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 85 percent of U.S. markets within 2 days.
Lee’s Summit consistently ranks on Money’s Best Places to Live, thanks to a diverse array of housing options, award-winning K-12 school district and the pedestrian-friendly, historic Downtown. Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street won a “Great American Main Street” award in 2010 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Residents enjoy access to a comprehensive park and trail system and Longview Lake recreation area. Lee’s Summit offers a unique balance of a close-knit community and nearby access to attractions in the Kansas City metropolitan area such as the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Mavericks, Powell Gardens Botanical Gardens and more.