Lees Summit, Missouri

Population 92,770

Lees Summit is located in Jackson County, MO. The population is 92,770, making Lees Summit the 3rd largest city in Jackson County and the 6th largest city in the state of Missouri.

There are 30 public schools in Lees Summit with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Lees Summit is very low , and there are 77 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lees Summit is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lees Summit property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lees Summit include Prairie Township, Unity Village and Greenwood.

Lees Summit Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 2.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 44.8%

Crime Rate

10.68% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 182
  • Violent Crimes: 116
  • Robbery: 28
  • Burglary: 213
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

28.53% Lower than national avg.
  • 77 offenders in Lees Summit
  • 8.30 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

113 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 103


Low 2.4%
  • Missouri unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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30 Public Schools view public schools

There are 30 K-12 public schools in Lees Summit, MO and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Lees Summit's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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77 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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571 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lees Summit, MO issued 571 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 571 permits, 321 were issued for single family homes and 250 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lees Summit, MO issued 334 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $837
  • 1 Bedroom: $963
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,134
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,504
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,726

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Environmental Hazards

113 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (292/314)
    Lees Summit, MO has 92.99% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.15 Average
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.77°
  • February 33.27°
  • March 45.87°
  • April 55.6°
  • May 66.38°
  • June 75.4°
  • July 80.12°
  • August 77.34°
  • September 67.25°
  • October 55.75°
  • November 46.52°
  • December 33.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lees Summit, MO

Lees Summit, MO has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Lees Summit, MO has no risk of hurricanes.
Lees Summit, MO has a very high risk of hail storms.
Lees Summit, MO has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lees Summit, MO: $85,137


Unemployment in Lees Summit is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 23.89%
White Collar - 76.11%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Nixon
  • Sen. Roy Blunt
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill

City Representatives

  • Vicky Hartzler
  • Emanuel Cleaver
  • Sam Graves

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

26 FCC Towers view all

2 Libraries view all

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