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, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lebanon who work in healthcare (13.65%), office and administrative support (11.31%), and management occupations (10.18%).
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 18.70 minutes getting to work every day.
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.
The education level of Lebanon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lebanon, 44.95% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $34,226, which is middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,904 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 Irish, French , German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.