Lebanon, PA


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Living in Lebanon

Lebanon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 25,534 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 31st largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Lebanon was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Lebanon is a blue-collar town, with 37.26% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 (14.01%), food service (8.18%), and sales jobs (6.73%).

In Lebanon, just 10.67% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Lebanon in 2010 was $18,083, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $72,332 for a family of four.

Lebanon is an extremely 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. Lebanon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 40.10% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lebanon include Irish, Italian, English, and Pennsylvania German.

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