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. Annual education attainment rates are not available for communities under 25,000 population. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2010-2014 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 Contracting  Foundation contractors 300
AT&T Corrugated & solid fiber box mfg.    500
Bennett Packaging-Kansas City  Commercial banking 242
Billy Goat Industries Commercial lawn equipment mfg. 
110
CapGemini Accounting 105
Central Missouri State University Education 2,000
Cerner Healthcare information systems  300
City of Lee's Summit
City government
1,380
County Beverage Co Inc. Beer & Ale Merchant Wholesalers  100
CVS Caremark Call Center   Contact center 450
Diodes - FabTech, Inc.
Electronic component mfg.
220
Government Employees Hospital Association Pension funds 200
HRS Erase Inc.
Pension funds
51
JCI Industries  Pumps and motor sales/service  75
John Knox Village Retirement community  3,673 
Kansas City Cancer Center Specialty hospital  60
Lee's Summit Medical Center Healthcare  413
Lee's Summit R-7 Schools Public school system  2,420
MC Power Electric & construction  40
Metropolitan Community College
Education
400
Missouri State Highway Patrol Legislative bodies 425
National Archives Government records  60
Plastic Enterprises Co. Inc. Plastic container mfg.  175
Polytainers  Plastic container mfg. 300
Quest Diagnostics Medical laboratories 400 
R&D Leverage
Tool design, parts & distribution
275
Reinhart Foodservices
Food manufacturing
300
Saint Luke's Health Systems  Healthcare 1,300
State Street Mutual fund & insurance industry services  150
Summit Christian Academy Education 111
Toshiba
Office equipment
45
Toy's R Us Distribution    Toy distribution center  100
Truman Medical Center - Lakewood Healthcare  1,200
Ultrax Aerospace Inc. Electricity and signal testing 50
Unity Village Religious organization  528
Urgency Room Freestanding ambulatory surgical & emergency centers 65
Venture Industrial Products Sheet metal work manufacturing 70
Viracor - IBT Laboratories  Clinical and diagnostic testing 306
Zerega
Pasta manufacturing
105
Zoetis Animal health 235 

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