Lee's Summit, MO

95,782 Population
63.8 square miles 1,500.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.6%
was 1.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Population Density
1,500.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.7%
was 56.9%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.1%
was 4.0%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent Under 18
28.2%
was 27.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Percent 65 and Over
14.9%
was 14.1%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 3.8
Ranked 7th Lowest in MO
Percent Living in Poverty
7.1%
was 6.2%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in MO
Median Household Income
$80,494
was $75,020
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Gini Income Distribution
 
42.4
40.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.1
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
104.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,883.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
36,566
was 37,289
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Median Rent
$880
was $1,004
Ranked 3rd Highest in MO
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
35,217
was 35,267
 
Homeownership Rate
76.2%
was 77.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
573.4
was 584.2
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.9%
was 20.2%
Ranked 9th Highest in MO
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 97.9%
Ranked 6th Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.7%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.4%
was 96.4%
Ranked 1st Highest in MO
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
44.8%
was 46.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in MO

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