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Lee's Summit Apartments
Last updated April 17 2024 at 3:01 PM

Lee's Summit, MO
233 Apartments for Rent

Lee's Summit Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 99,357
Population Density: 1,556.9 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 76%
Median Annual Income: $100,246 / year
Median Rent: $1,284 / month

What locals are saying

Touted as a warm and welcoming suburban getaway just 20 miles from Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, MO has twice made Money Magazine’s list of 100 Best Cities to Live in the United States. While the origin of “Lee” is often disputed, many say the “summit” portion of its name came from its early years, when Lee’s Summit was the highest point of the Missouri-Pacific railroad. Now that its railroad days are (mostly) past, Lee’s Summit is known for being a great community, and a friendly city with tons to do. Recreation is all around, from the cozy little downtown area (which hosts festivals and events year-round) to indoor and outdoor recreational centers, museums, and tons of natural areas with hiking and biking trails that surround the nearby lakes. Despite its small town nature, Lee’s Summit is a place of variety, and when you’re looking to relocate, that’s a definite plus!

About a quarter of the population in this city rents, and you’re bound to have a lot of different options

Lee's Summit Demographics


How diverse is Lee's Summit?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Lee's Summit is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Lee's Summit are White (78.4%), Black Or African American (11.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.9%), Two Or More (3.8%), Asian (1.6%), Other (0.6%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.5%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Lee's Summit residents?

The median age in Lee's Summit is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Lee's Summit?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Lee's Summit is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Lee's Summit are White (78.4%), Black Or African American (11.1%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.9%), Two Or More (3.8%), Asian (1.6%), Other (0.6%), Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.5%), and American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Lee's Summit residents?

The median age in Lee's Summit is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Lee's Summit Crime


Overall Crime

Above Average
Overall crime in Lee's Summit is above average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Lee's Summit is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Above Average
The level of property crime in Lee's Summit is above average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Lee's Summit


Elementary Schools

10 /10
Voy Spears Jr. Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
514 Students
2 Reviews
514
Students
2 Reviews
8 /10
Trailridge Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
476 Students
8 Reviews
476
Students
8 Reviews
8 /10
Richardson Elementary School
Public
K-6
Public
K-6
610 Students
5 Reviews
610
Students
5 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Delta Woods Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
852 Students
6 Reviews
852
Students
6 Reviews
7 /10
Summit Lakes Middle School
Public
7-8
Public
7-8
1,117 Students
3 Reviews
1,117
Students
3 Reviews
6 /10
Bernard C. Campbell Middle School
Public
5-8
Public
5-8
863 Students
5 Reviews
863
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Lee's Summit West High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,111 Students
3 Reviews
2,111
Students
3 Reviews
7 /10
Lee's Summit Senior High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,774 Students
8 Reviews
1,774
Students
8 Reviews
7 /10
Lee's Summit North High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,907 Students
2 Reviews
1,907
Students
2 Reviews
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Average rent in Lee's Summit, Missouri

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Lee's Summit is $1,400, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,672. Rent rates updated 6 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Lee's Summit, MO


Searching for an apartment for rent in Lee's Summit, MO? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 233 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Lee's Summit. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Lee's Summit is $1,200 for a studio, $1,400 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,672 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

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You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Lee's Summit, MO apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Lee's Summit?

In Lee's Summit, the average rent is $1,200 for a studio, $1,400 for a 1-bedroom, $1,672 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,573 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Lee's Summit, check out our monthly Lee's Summit Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Lee's Summit?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Lee's Summit by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Lee's Summit?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Lee's Summit apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Lee's Summit?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Lee's Summit.

How can I find off-campus housing in Lee's Summit?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Lee's Summit. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rockhurst University, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.