Lebanon is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 5,680 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 79th largest community in Kentucky.
Lebanon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lebanon is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lebanon who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (10.50%), and food service (9.07%).
One of the benefits of Lebanon is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Lebanon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Lebanon is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.22% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $18,024, which is middle income relative to Kentucky, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,096 for a family of four. Lebanon also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.82% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Lebanon is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lebanon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lebanon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lebanon include German, English, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.