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When were prices and availability in Lee's Summit, MO last updated?
Prices and availability in Lee's Summit, MO were last updated on 27 May 2022.
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What is the average rent in Lee's Summit, MO?
The average rent in Lee's Summit, MO is $1,287. Start your search for apartments in Lee's Summit, MO now.
What is the price range for a studio apartment in Lee's Summit, MO?
The price range for a studio apartment in Lee's Summit, MO is between $760 and $1,130. View all studio apartments in Lee's Summit, MO.
What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO?
The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO is between $770 and $2,039. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lee's Summit, MO now.
What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO?
The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO is between $825 and $2,484. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO.
What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO?
The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit, MO is between $1,065 and $2,197. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lee's Summit, MO.
Living in Lee’s Summit, MO
Lee's Summit is the sixth-largest city in Missouri and one of the best places to live in the state and the entire U.S. This Kansas City suburb is located at the heart of it all but has managed to retain a pleasant small-town feel. With its affordable real estate prices, highly rated schools and safe environment, the community checks many of the boxes on the list of priorities for young families and professionals looking to rent here. The bustling downtown area is home to a wide variety of restaurants, locally owned stores and art galleries. In Lee’s Summit, renters enjoy the proximity to multiple lakes and nature preserves, festivals and rich history. Lee’s Summit’s weather is atypically continental, with hot and muggy summers followed by cold, snowy winters. Tornadoes may occur in the springtime.
Lee's Summit, MO Demographics
- Total Population86,424
Female 40,873Male 45,551
- Median Age39
Lee's Summit, MO has a population of 86,424 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 45,551 of Lee's Summit’s residents are women and 40,873 are men. The median age of those who live in Lee's Summit, MO is 39.
Average Rent in Lee's Summit, MO
- Lee's Summit, MO Average Rental Price, April 2022 $1,287 /mo
The average monthly rent of apartments in Lee's Summit, MO is $1,287.
Lee's Summit, MO Apartment Rent Ranges
About 41% of apartment rents in Lee's Summit, MO range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 27% of apartments. Around 27% of Lee's Summit’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.
Lee's Summit, MO Rent Trends
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Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Lee's Summit, MO is $1,287.
Shopping in Lee’s Summit, MO
Lee's Summit offers a wealth of options for grocery shopping. The city is home to several higher-end, health-conscious stores including Whole Food Market, Sprouts Farmers Market, McKeever’s Market and Eatery and bulk store Flavor. For more budget-friendly shopping, renters head to Aldi, Target and Walmart, as well as several locally owned chains such as Hy-Vee and Price Chopper. Summit Fair is the largest mall in the area, with a multitude of retail stores, dining venues, a spa and several gyms. Other shopping plazas offering a mix of national brands and local retailers are located along the main highways. In addition, a Farmers' Market takes place weekly in the downtown area.
Transportation in Lee’s Summit, MO
Unlike many other cities in the Midwest, Lee’s Summit is very walkable, though renters often rely on cars to run errands to surrounding areas or commute to locations outside of Kansas City. Lee’s Summit is part of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, which provides bus service for commuters to and from Kansas City, as well as on-demand bus service within Lee’s Summit. In addition, renters have access to the Amtrak commuter rail service. Lee's Summit is located at the intersection of several highways, including Interstate 470, U.S. Route 50, Route 291 and Route 150. For air travel, the closest major airport to Lee’s Summit is the Kansas City International Airport, located some 40 miles north.
Lee's Summit, MO Households
- Total Number of Households32,724
Family 23,946Non-family 8,778
Children 12,153No Children 20,571
- Average People Per Household2.64
- Median Household Income$96,731
- Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,405
According to U.S. Census data, there are 32,724 households in Lee's Summit, MO. 23,946 are family households and 8,778 are non-family households. There are 12,153 households with children in Lee's Summit and 20,571 households without children. On average, about 2.64 people live in a household in Lee's Summit, MO. The median income of a Lee's Summit household living in Lee's Summit is $96,731 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,405.
Lee's Summit, MO Education Statistics
The level of education of the population of Lee's Summit, MO is as follows: 1% have no high school education, 22% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 26% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.
Renting in Lee’s Summit, MO
Most people living in Lee’s Summit are homeowners, but the city also has several rental communities. The most desirable neighborhoods to rent in are located west of Lee’s Summit, while you may find more affordable rental options in the north and eastern parts of the city. Although Lee’s Summit rental prices are higher than Missouri’s average, they remain significantly more affordable than most of the country. Lee’s Summit is a sparse suburban community, comprising mainly single-family homes, with several newer townhouse-style condominiums and apartments in the downtown area, which gives it a more urban feel. Depending on whether the rentals are furnished or unfurnished, renters are expected to pay a security deposit equivalent to one month’s rent.
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