Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2023

104,030

Lee's Summit is a city located in Missouri. With a 2023 population of 104,030, it is the 6th largest city in Missouri and the 336th largest city in the United States.Lee's Summit is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 2.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 101,108 in 2020. Spanning over 66 miles, Lee's Summit has a population density of 1,630 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lee's Summit is $111,337 with a poverty rate of 5.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lee's Summit is 38.4 years, 38 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Lee's Summit Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lee's Summit was:

  • White: 83.57%
  • Black or African American: 8.36%
  • Two or more races: 4.27%
  • Asian: 2.01%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Lee's Summit, Missouri is 104,030 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 101,108.

Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lee's Summit Population by Race

Lee's Summit Population Pyramid 2023

Lee's Summit Median Age

38.4

Total

38

Male

38.7

Female

Lee's Summit Adults

There are 72,939 adults, (15,174 of whom are seniors) in Lee's Summit.

Lee's Summit Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee's Summit Sex Ratio

Female51,91152.44%
Male47,08647.56%

Lee's Summit Population by Age

Lee's Summit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.06

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lee's Summit Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.06%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.09%.

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$56,337

Average Earnings

$68,889

Average Male

$47,472

Average Female

Lee's Summit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee's Summit Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lee's Summit Language

93.32% of Lee's Summit residents speak only English, while 6.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.79% of the population.

Lee's Summit Language

Lee's Summit Poverty by Race

rate

5.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee's Summit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Islander, with 26.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Asian, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.5%.

Lee's Summit Poverty

Lee's Summit Poverty Rate by Education

Lee's Summit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee's Summit Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lee's Summit Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee's Summit Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lee's Summit Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lee's Summit Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lee's Summit Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,669

Number of Veterans

5,409

Male Veterans

260

Female Veterans

Lee's Summit Veterans by War

Lee's Summit Veterans by Age

count

Lee's Summit Veterans by Race

Lee's Summit Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee's Summit Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Lee's Summit Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lee's Summit Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lee's Summit Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.48%

Born in Lee's Summit

93.38%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.38% of Lee's Summit residents were born in the United States, with 57.48% having been born in Missouri. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lee's Summit Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Lee's Summit Population by Year