Lee's Summit, MO
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Lee's Summit is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 97,290 people and 20 constituent neighborhoods, Lee's Summit is the sixth largest community in Missouri.

Lee's Summit real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Lee's Summit house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Lee's Summit is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lee's Summit is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lee's Summit who work in office and administrative support (14.45%), management occupations (14.45%), and sales jobs (11.86%).

Also of interest is that Lee's Summit has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The education level of Lee's Summit ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lee's Summit, 44.90% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Lee's Summit in 2010 was $37,320, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $149,280 for a family of four. However, Lee's Summit contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lee's Summit is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lee's Summit home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lee's Summit residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lee's Summit include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Lee's Summit is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.