Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2021

101,027
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Lee's Summit is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 101,027, it is the 6th largest city in Missouri and the 317th largest city in the United States . Lee's Summit is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 10.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,364 in 2010. Lee's Summit reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 66 miles, Lee's Summit has a population density of 1,583 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lee's Summit is $111,337 with a poverty rate of 4.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,077 per month, and the median house value is $223,700. The median age in Lee's Summit is 38.7 years, 37.3 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Lee's Summit Demographics

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

  • White: 84.73%
  • Black or African American: 8.60%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Other race: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Lee's Summit, Missouri is 101,027 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 99,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 91,364.

Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,42184.73%
Black or African American8,3638.60%
Two or More Races3,0693.15%
Asian1,9892.04%
Some Other Race1,0151.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native2940.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1240.13%
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Lee's Summit Population by Race

Lee's Summit Population Pyramid $2021

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Lee's Summit Median Age

38.7


Total

37.3


Male

40.3


Female

Lee's Summit Adults

There are 71,497 adults, (14,891 of whom are seniors) in Lee's Summit.

Lee's Summit Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee's Summit Sex Ratio

Female

50,133

51.54%

Male

47,142

48.46%

Lee's Summit Population by Age

Lee's Summit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lee's Summit Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.4%45.6%
Female55.4%44.6%
All77.2%22.8%
Male78.5%21.5%
Married91.2%8.8%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lee's Summit Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8092.6277.2
Married21,7973.1991.2
Non Family9,8941.2154.4
Female3,7442.9555.4
Male1,374378.5

3.09

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Lee's Summit Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8781.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,2211.88%
High School Graduate11,95418.37%
Some College14,65322.52%
Associates Degree5,1407.90%
Bachelors Degree19,20329.51%
Graduate Degree12,02318.48%
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Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White55,32154,03727,243
Black5,3105,1272,257
Hispanic1,9241,541610
Asian1,2911,091701
2+ Races964915292
Other Race493385142
Native American22622630
Islander695454

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 78.26%.

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,840$68,786$46,683
Less Than 9th Grade$36,731$43,700$22,256
High School Graduate$39,428$44,343$31,070
Some College$46,815$58,909$37,585
Bachelors Degree$67,041$78,171$51,979
Graduate Degree$77,595$94,070$64,453

$55,840

Average Earnings

$68,786

Average Male

$46,683

Average Female

Lee's Summit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lee's Summit Language by Age

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Lee's Summit Language

94.30% of Lee's Summit residents speak only English, while 5.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Lee's Summit Language

Lee's Summit Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,7992,8353.60%
Black8,3261,01912.24%
Hispanic3,72743811.75%
Other98714614.79%
Asian1,989974.88%
Multiple3,060652.12%
Islander1241512.10%
Native294103.40%

4.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.02%

Male Poverty Rate

5.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee's Summit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Other, with 14.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Multiple, with 2.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.39%.

Lee's Summit Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.20%
High School7.73%
Some College3.91%
Bachelors or Greater1.72%

Lee's Summit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed15.24%
Male Unemployed8.13%
Female Employed3.79%
Male Employed1.23%

Lee's Summit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lee's Summit Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,969$111,337
Families$106,848$129,933
Married Families$118,607-
Non Families$44,486$57,373
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Income by Household Type

Lee's Summit Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee's Summit Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lee's Summit Marital Status

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6,004

Number of Veterans

5,584

Male Veterans

420

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,011
First Gulf War1,310
Second Gulf War1,293
Korea537
World War II126

Lee's Summit Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,609
35 to 541,419
75+1,278
55 to 641,037
18 to 34661

Lee's Summit Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,4048.78%
Black4878.29%
Hispanic723.08%
2+ Races573.81%
Native American3613.64%
Asian201.41%

Lee's Summit Veterans by Race

Lee's Summit Veterans by Education

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3.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee's Summit Veterans by Education

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70.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Lee's Summit Employment by Age

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Lee's Summit Employment by Race

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Lee's Summit Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.24%

Born in Lee's Summit

95.76%

Native Born

4.24%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.76% of Lee's Summit residents were born in the United States, with 58.24% having been born in Missouri. 1.81% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021101,0278350.83%
2020100,1928350.84%
201999,3578350.85%
201898,5221,3531.39%
201797,1691,1351.18%
201696,0341,1631.23%
201594,8711,1441.22%
201493,7277590.82%
201392,9685920.64%
201292,3764560.50%
201191,9203940.43%
201091,52620,8262.62%
200070,70024,2824.30%
199046,41817,6774.91%
198028,74112,5115.88%
197016,2307,9636.98%
19608,2675,71312.46%
19502,5542541.05%
19402,3000.00%

Lee's Summit Population by Year