Lebanon, IN
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Lebanon profile

Living in Lebanon

Lebanon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,662 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 56th largest community in Indiana.

Lebanon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lebanon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lebanon who work in office and administrative support (10.12%), sales jobs (9.86%), and management occupations (8.38%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.58% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Being a small city, Lebanon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Lebanon is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.89% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lebanon in 2018 was $29,880, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,520 for a family of four. However, Lebanon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.

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