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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

CONTACT: Melissa Bedford Fears
Public Communications Coordinator
(816) 969-1014 office
(816) 572-0605 cell

City Recognized As Wealth Center and One of the Fastest Growing Communities

The Lee’s Summit community continues to mount up recognitions in 2010 including making the list of U.S. Wealth Centers according to Portfolio.com, a bizjournals property as well as BusinessWeek magazine’s list of the 2010 fastest growing cities.

Lee’s Summit ranked 103 out of nation’s 420 largest cities surveyed by Portfolio.com using 2008 Census data.  According to the survey, Lee’s Summit’s Median Household Income is $76,758 and the Median Home Value is $187,200. Click for more details about Lee’s Summit’s ranking.

A few weeks ago, the City made BusinessWeek magazines’s ranking as one of the 2010 fastest growing cities in America.  According to the magazine’s on-line site about the listing of cities, Lees Summit made the list because “both businesses and residents have come to Lee's Summit for its exceptional quality of life. The town has miles of trails for recreational use and dozens of parks.” Lee’s Summit is one of the fastest growing cities in the state of Missouri and has a population of more than 93,000 residents. Read details about the rankings.

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