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Demographics

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Total Population

98,461

Median Household Income

80,494

Total Visible Minorities

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Median Age

38.2

What is the Population of Lees Summit, MO?

At present, Lees Summit, MO, US has a population of 96,134 people. Overall, the population of Lees Summit, MO, US is growing at a rate of 0.93% per year over the past 5 years from 2011 to 2016. In the last two census, its populations grew by 4,250 people, an average growth rate of 0.93% per year from 2011 to 2016.

Us Income Distribution

According to OECD, the gini coefficient measures how the distribution of income among households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal distribution of incomes. Simply, it measures the extent of income inequality in an economy. Inequality on the Gini scale is measured between 0, where everyone's equal, and 1, where all the country's income is earned by one person. Lees Summit, MO has a gini coefficient of 0.54 out of 1, while the 2015 national gini coefficient is 0.39.

Us Marital Status

Majority of the population are married, making up 110.04 per cent of the population. Having a predominantly married population is highy beneficial to Lee's Summit city, Missouri as married couples usually bring in larger incomes, higher net worth and gains on average. They also help boost the community's liveliness and labour force, as they are most likely to bear children and create the best economic conditions for them. Furthermore, this group also spends more compared to most of their counterparts and contributes a huge portion towards tax revenues.

Us Sex By Age

Overall, women outnumber men by 3131. people. The 0 to 4 years old age cohort exhibits the largest discrepancy with a difference of 452 people between the sexes. Furthermore, majority of the population is between the ages 10 to 14 years old, comprising 8.38 per cent of the population. Meanwhile, 64.29 per cent are part of its working-age population, or those between the ages 15 to 64 years old, while 22.22 per cent make up the younger population that will also be part of the labour force in two decades or less. At the present, 12711 people are expected to retire in the coming years.

Labor Force

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Us Median Salary By Occupation

The highest paying occupations in Lees Summit, MO are those in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, where the median salary hovers around $69073.0. The U.S. Bureau of Census divides occupations into five broad categories: (1) Management, business, science, and arts occupations (2) Service occupations (3) Sales and office occupations (4) Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations (5) Production, transportation, and material moving occupations The highest paid occupations in management are those of Legal occupations where median salary is at $98396.0. In the services industry, those in Law enforcement workers including supervisors earn the most at $51139.0 per annum as a median salary.The highest paying occupations in sales are that of Sales and related occupations, where the annual median salary is $57244.0. Natural resources occupations’ top salaries go to those in Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations where median salaries are around $55833.0. Meanwhile, occupations related to production have those working in Transportation occupations paid the most with a median salary of $45855.0 per year.

Real Estate

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Housing Occupied

94.91%

Housing Vacant

5.09%

No. of Families

25,695

No. of Non-Families

8,970

Heating Sources

Most people in Lee's Summit city, Missouri uses Utility gas to heat up their homes. With 28179 (77.98%) households using it, it is the leading heating source in Lee's Summit city, Missouri. Moreover, 7360 (20.37%) of households say they use Electricity making it the second most popular choice. The third widely used heating source is Bottled, tank, or LP gas, with 395 (1.09%) households saying they use it as their primary heating source.

Transportation

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Car Ownership

Most households in Lees Summit, MO have three vehicles for transportation. 24254 people responding in Lees Summit, MO feel that having three vehicles is sufficient. Moreover, 24.69% of households say they use four vehicles. Moreover, 5759 households have two vehicles

Us Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Lees Summit, MO leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:30am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 14.23% of respondents, is from 7:30am to 8:00am. However, 5468 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:30am to 7:00am.

Us Transportation Mode

The modes of transportation chart illustrates residents' most popular choices when it comes to getting around the area. Majority, 41825 (85.86%), of commuters' in Lee's Summit city, Missouri chose to drive alone in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 5.13% of respondents say that they prefer carpool in a private car, truck, or van. The third most popular means of transportation is others with 458 commuters have preferring it. Meanwhile, there are 3502 people who do not need to commute to get to work, as they work from home.

Education

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Us Field Of Study

Most are in Business with 7347 people practicing it in Lees Summit, MO. Education is another popular field of expertise, as 14.14% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Science & Engineering Related Fields, with 3406 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Pew Research Center confirms that there is still a huge need for labour in these industries. Lees Summit, MO has 11930 people or 40.42% of workers in STEM industries.

Us Education Attainment

Most people in Lees Summit, MO have completed a bachelor's degree. With 17433 people, it is the leading educational attainment in Lees Summit, MO. Coming in second, 18.43% of inhabitants say they completed high school. The third largest group are people who completed at least one year of college education, with 10766 people responding.

Quality of Life

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Taxes

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Employers

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