Lee's Summit, Missouri

Demographic Snapshot

Lee's Summit Jackson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 96,076 691,801 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 13.1% 4.3% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 37.6 36.5 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 63.35 604.46 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 96.4% 89% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 42.9% 28.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 55,484 369,095 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 3.2% 4.4% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 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
Aspen  Foundation
contractors
550
AT&T Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg.  500
Automated Motion Manufacturing   35
Bennett Packaging - Kansas City Commercial banking 242
Billy Goat Industries  Commercial Lawn Equipment Mfg. 110
CapGemini  Accounting 150
Cerner Healthcare
information systems
270
City of Lee's Summit
City government
1,000
County Beverage Co Inc.  Beer & Ale Merchant
Wholesalers
 100
 Creative Blow Mold & Tooling Manufacturing   40
 CVS Caremark Call Center Contact center   559
Eagle Fluid Power Manufacturing   40
Government Employees Hospital Association
Healthcare
511
HRS Erase Inc. 
Pension funds
51
IPL - Plastics Plastic container mfg.  230
JCI Industries Pumps and motor sales/service 160
John Knox Village
Retirement community
1,000
Lee's Summit Medical Center
Healthcare
600
Lee's Summit R-7 Schools
Public school system
2,563
MC Power
 Electric & construction
45
Metropolitan Community College - Longview
Education
400
Missouri State Highway Patrol
Legislative bodies
425
Polytainers, Inc.
Plastic container mfg.
300
Quest Diagnostics   Medical laboratories  220
R&D Leverage
Tools design, parts & distribution
250
ReDiscover  Healthcare   500
Reinhart Food Services Food manufacturing 175
St. Luke's Health Systems
Healthcare
1,300
State Street  Mutual find & insurance industry services  150 
Summit Christian Academy  Education  111 
Tingle Flooring  Warehouse and 
distribution 
 145
Toshiba  Office equipment  45 
Toys R' Us Distribution  Toy distribution center 300
Truman Medical Center-Lakewood
Healthcare
1,200
Ultrax Aerospace Inc.   Electricity and signal testing   50 
Unity Village
Religious organizations
310
University of Central Missouri  Education   2,000
Venture Industrial Products  Sheet metal work manufacturing  60 
ViraCor - IBT Laboratories
Clinical and diagnostic testing
290
Zerega  Pasta manufacturing  110
Zoetis Animal health 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