South Lebanon is a somewhat small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 6,384 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Lebanon is the 235th largest community in Ohio. South Lebanon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in South Lebanon, where the median household income is $113,558.00.
South Lebanon real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although South Lebanon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
South Lebanon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, South Lebanon is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Lebanon who work in management occupations (15.50%), teaching (10.30%), and office and administrative support (10.01%).
Also of interest is that South Lebanon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.72% 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.
In addition, South Lebanon is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, South Lebanon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making South Lebanon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, South Lebanon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, South Lebanon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in South Lebanon is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In South Lebanon, the average commute to work is 31.18 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of South Lebanon are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.77% of adults in South Lebanon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in South Lebanon in 2018 was $44,532, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,128 for a family of four. However, South Lebanon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
South Lebanon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call South Lebanon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Lebanon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in South Lebanon include English, German, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in South Lebanon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.