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Welcome to Lees Summit, MO

The city of Lee’s Summit is located in both Cass and Jackson Counties, approximately 26 miles southeast of Kansas City and 246 miles west of St. Louis. With a history that dates back to 1865, Lee’s Summit was founded by settler William B. Howard, who originally named the 11 blocks that now encompass the downtown business district as the “Town of Strother.” Three years later, when the town was incorporated, the name was changed to Lee’s Summit, possibly in honor of either Civil War General Robert E. Lee, or of Dr. Pleasant Lea, a prominent citizen of the town. Early on, Lee’s Summit residents surpassed a great tragedy; in 1885, a fire engulfed much of the town’s downtown district, destroying 25 buildings at a total cost of $87,000. Despite the costly devastation, the community banded together to rebuild the town. In the early 20th century, Lee’s Summit gained national, and even international, notoriety as the home of the Longview Farm, a rare showplace farm built by prominent Kansas City lumberman R.A. Long. The self-sufficient farm, located at the western edge of Lee’s Summit, consisted of five barns, 42 buildings, a mansion and a church on 1,700 acres of land. Currently, the church and mansion are being preserved on the National Register of Historic Places, and other parts of the farm are being used as Longview Farm Elementary, Longview Community College, Longview Lake, and a residential development called New Longview.

Lees Summit Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 360 homes for sale in Lees Summit, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
2% Multi Family, 1% Townhouse, 1% Condo and 96% Other.

2% Multi Family
1% Townhouse
96% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 360
Average Home Size 1,446 ft² / 134 m²
Price Range ($40,000 - $2,700,000)

Weather in Lees Summit

The average high temperatures in Lees Summit range from 38 in January to 89 in July

Average home income in Lees Summit

The average household income of a Lees Summit resident is $92,511 with an average home value of $213,711

Population of Lees Summit

Lees Summit has 95,279 residents.

Home ownership in Lees Summit

The average level of home ownership in Lees Summit is 75%.

Education breakdown of Lees Summit

Education levels of residents of Lees Summit include: highschool 21%, associate 8%, bachelor 25%, graduate 17%.

Households in Lees Summit

Lees Summit has 35,916 homes, built on average 31 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 360 homes for sale in Lees Summit. These homes are comprised of Multi Family, Townhouse, Condo and Other. The average list price of these property results is 358,891. Prices are listed as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Lees Summit please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 360 homes for sale in Lees Summit, MO are represented by 1 member brokerages serving the Lees Summit area. Member brokerages representing the 360 homes include ReeceNichols Real Estate.