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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lebanon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lebanon is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lebanon who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), sales jobs (8.93%), and management occupations (8.38%).
Of important note, Lebanon is also a city of artists. Lebanon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lebanon’s character.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.77 minutes getting to work every day.
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.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Lebanon rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.27% of adults 25 and older in Lebanon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $17,968, 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 $71,872 for a family of four.
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 English, German, Italian, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.