Lebanon is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 13,579 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 23rd largest community in New Hampshire.
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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lebanon who work in healthcare (15.86%), teaching (9.49%), and office and administrative support (8.16%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Lebanon has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Even though Lebanon is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Lebanon is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.70% of adults in Lebanon have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $36,370, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,480 for a family of four. However, Lebanon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lebanon is a somewhat 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lebanon include English, French , German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.