Lee's Summit, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Lee's Summit Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2015 95,094 687,623 2,087,471
Population % Ch., 2005-2015 24.6% 1.7% 6.6%
Median Age, 2014 37.2 36.4 36.7
Land Area (sq. mi.) 63.35 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2014 96.4% 88.7% 90.8%
College Grads, 2014 42.6% 28% 33.6%
Labor Force, 2015 54,137 365,391 1,118,850
Unemployment Rate, 2015 2.9% 4.6% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2009-2013 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
A Zerega & Sons Dry pasta mfg.
106
ABI Inc. Foundation contractors 65
Bennett Packaging Manufacturing 242
Billy Goat Commercial Lawn Equipment Mfg. 91
Bob Sight Ford Commercial Lawn Equipment Mfg. 93
Capgemini America, Inc. Computer system design services 80
Cerner Corporation
Software publishers
300
City of Lee's Summit
City government
1,380
CK Enterprises Soap and other detergent mfg. 57
Control Service Company
 
Building automation and energy management
52
County Beverage Beer & Ale Merchant Wholesalers 70
Department of Homeland Security National Records Center
Federal government
550
Diodes - FabTech, Inc.
Electronic component mfg.
195
Government Employees Hospital Association
Pension funds
248
Heartland Tanning
Tanning bed manufacturing
62
HyVee Food Stores Supermarkets and other grocery stores 240
JCI Industries Pumps and motor sales/service 140
John Knox Village
Retirement community
1,025
Lee's Summt Honda Car dealers 76
Lee's Summit Medical Center
Healthcare
289
Lee's Summit School District (R-7)
Public school system
2,589
MC Power
Construction and renewable energy
59
MCC-Longview
Educational institute
397
National Benefits Center
Federal government
1,325
Plastic Enterprises, Inc. Plastic container mfg. 148
Polytainers, Inc.
Plastic container mfg.
249
R&D Leverage
Tools design, parts & distribution
249
ReDiscover Mental health services 131
St. Lukes East
Healthcare
1,006
Toys R' Us Toy distribution center 167
Truman Medical Center-Lakewood
Healthcare
1,200
Unity Village
Religious organizations
528
ViraCor - IBT Laboratories
Clinical and diagnostic testing
306
Zoetis Animal healthcare products 235

Contact Information

Lee's Summit Economic Development Council

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum