Lebanon, NH

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Living in Lebanon

Lebanon is a somewhat small city located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 13,602 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 23rd largest community in New Hampshire.

Lebanon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 (17.42%), office and administrative support (9.27%), and teaching (8.56%).

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.

Also of interest is that Lebanon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Lebanon, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

In Lebanon, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Lebanon is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lebanon. 54.19% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $40,829, 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 $163,316 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, Irish, German, French, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.