Missouri

City of Lee's Summit

Missouri

Lee's Summit

Nearest city: Kansas City
Population: 83,887
Median household income: $87,866

Lee's Summit, a suburb 23 miles southeast of Kansas City, is known for its good schools, relatively low crime, and affordable housing.

Runners-up:
St. Charles
St. Joseph

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