Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2020

100,683

Lee's Summit is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 100,683, it is the 6th largest city in Missouri and the 316th largest city in the United States. Lee's Summit is currently growing at a rate of 1.12% annually and its population has increased by 10.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 91,364 in 2010. Spanning over 66 miles, Lee's Summit has a population density of 1,578 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lee's Summit is $103,841 with a poverty rate of 5.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,015 per month, and the median house value is $210,400. The median age in Lee's Summit is 38.5 years, 37 years for males, and 39.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Lee's Summit Demographics

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

  • White: 85.23%
  • Black or African American: 7.77%
  • Two or more races: 2.80%
  • Asian: 2.02%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Lee's Summit, Missouri is 100,683, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 98,461.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 91,364.

Lee's Summit, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,09585.23%
Black or African American7,4887.77%
Two or More Races2,7012.80%
Asian1,9472.02%
Some Other Race1,4701.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native4220.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2020.21%

Lee's Summit Population Pyramid 2020

Lee's Summit Median Age

38.5


Total

37


Male

39.8


Female

Lee's Summit Adults

There are 70,240 adults, (14,248 of whom are seniors) in Lee's Summit.

Lee's Summit Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lee's Summit Sex Ratio

Female

49,546

51.44%

Male

46,779

48.56%

Lee's Summit Households and Families

Lee's Summit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lee's Summit Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All77.9%22.1%
Male76.4%23.6%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female55.3%44.7%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1342.6577.9
Married21,6923.2291.7
Non Family9,7091.1855.3
Female3,5703.0255.3
Male1,1633.0876.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lee's Summit Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6821.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,3982.17%
High School Graduate12,10018.79%
Some College14,67222.78%
Associates Degree5,4098.40%
Bachelors Degree18,98429.48%
Graduate Degree11,16017.33%

Lee's Summit Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White54,79153,50426,421
Black4,9034,7541,953
Hispanic2,1431,684706
Asian1,2111,046631
Multiple Races865845269
Other Race709545196
Native American30330332
Islander12811179

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 61.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,975$63,770$44,725
Less Than High School$35,051$37,813$26,250
High School Grad$39,194$43,602$30,502
Some College$42,999$53,762$35,161
Bachelors Degree$63,319$75,694$51,640
Graduate Degree$74,555$87,055$63,685

$52,975

Average Earnings

$63,770

Average Male

$44,725

Average Female

Lee's Summit Language

Lee's Summit Language by Age

Lee's Summit Language

94.01% of Lee's Summit residents speak only English, while 5.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Lee's Summit Poverty

Lee's Summit Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White78,4003,2804.18%
Black7,4411,05414.16%
Hispanic4,2954019.34%
Asian1,94723412.02%
Other1,450966.62%
Multiple2,688521.93%
Islander202178.42%
Native422112.61%

5.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.50%

Male Poverty Rate

5.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lee's Summit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Black, with 14.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lee's Summit is Multiple, with 1.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.02%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.33%
High School8.42%
Some College4.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.10%
Male Unemployed10.05%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Employed1.64%

Lee's Summit Income

Lee's Summit Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$85,325$103,841
Families$100,385$120,728
Married Families$111,609$129,710
Non Families$42,287$54,704

Lee's Summit Marital Status

Lee's Summit Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lee's Summit Married by Age and Sex

Lee's Summit Marriage

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

Lee's Summit Marital Status by Race

Lee's Summit Veterans

6,357

Number of Veterans

5,902

Male Veterans

455

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,220
First Gulf War1,470
Second Gulf War1,213
Korea692
World War II218
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7569.47%
Black4768.82%
Hispanic1094.27%
Indian4713.06%
Asian352.62%
2 or More302.41%
Hawaiian1310.16%

$Lee's Summit Veterans by Education

3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lee's Summit Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lee's Summit Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.33%

Born in Missouri

95.76%

Native Born

4.24%

Foreign Born

1.81%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.76% of Lee's Summit residents were born in the United States, with 59.33% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020100,6831,1111.12%
201999,5721,1111.13%
201898,4611,3381.38%
201797,1231,1111.16%
201696,0121,1541.22%
201594,8581,1271.20%
201493,7317620.82%
201392,9695980.65%
201292,3714600.50%
201191,9113860.42%
201091,52520,8252.62%
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%