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Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (PA)

County population in 2017: 139,754 (73% urban, 27% rural); it was 120,327 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 24,422
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,200
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 33,863
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,636 (it was 12,688 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 362 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 386 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lebanon County: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.2%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Lebanon County, PA (2017)
    • 114,47395.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 18,52215.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,9602.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,1331.8%Asian alone
    • 1,3001.1%Two or more races
    • 1610.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1360.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 690.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Males: 68,507  (49.0%)
Females: 71,247  (51.0%)
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Average household size:
Lebanon County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,372 ($40,838 in 1999)
This county:

$57,372
Pennsylvania:

$59,195

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $673 (lower quartile is $549, upper quartile is $806)
This county:

$673
State:

$743


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,900 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Lebanon:

$172,900
Pennsylvania:

$181,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,600 - $241,900

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $222,673
Here:

$222,673
State:

$246,314

Townhouses or other attached units: $137,546
Here:

$137,546
State:

$185,143

In 2-unit structures: $165,022
Here:

$165,022
State:

$167,412

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,260
Here:

$90,260
State:

$239,223

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,749
Here:

$175,749
State:

$279,683

Mobile homes: $71,779
Here:

$71,779
State:

$63,273

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,358
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $533

Institutionalized population: 1,841
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 465 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 1998: 500 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 1999: 583 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2000: 514 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2001: 598 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2002: 804 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2003: 740 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2004: 715 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2005: 706 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2006: 562 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2007: 497 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2008: 396 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2009: 353 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2010: 240 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2011: 159 buildings, average cost: $173,700
  • 2012: 212 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2013: 359 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2014: 285 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2015: 347 buildings, average cost: $156,200
  • 2016: 414 buildings, average cost: $168,400
  • 2017: 283 buildings, average cost: $186,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Lebanon, PA residents
Average permit cost in Lebanon, PA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,896 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,824 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Lebanon, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lebanon, PA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lebanon, PA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
Lebanon County:

11.4%
Pennsylvania:

12.5%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.7% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.2 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 42.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.3 years old, Black residents: 32.3 years old, American Indian residents: 11.5 years old, Asian residents: 31.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 25.4 years old)

Area name: Lebanon, PA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lebanon County is $449 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $784 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lebanon, Palmyra, Annville, Cornwall, Myerstown, Avon, Campbelltown, Sand Hill, Pleasant Hill, Cleona.

Lebanon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Lebanon County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hudson County, New Jersey , Grand County, Colorado , Licking County, Ohio , Johnson County, Nebraska , Phelps County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Lebanon, PA
County total employment by year in Lebanon, PA
County average yearly wages by year in Lebanon, PA

Current college students: 4,081
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,145 (41.7% naturalized citizens)

Lebanon County:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,5532010 or later
  • 1,6942000 to 2009
  • 9051990 to 1999
  • 7651980 to 1989
  • 3761970 to 1979
  • 786Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.4%

Lebanon County marital status for males Lebanon County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 33,236
  • One, attached: 11,280
  • Two: 2,456
  • 3 or 4: 2,899
  • 5 to 9: 1,926
  • 10 to 19: 764
  • 20 to 49: 555
  • 50 or more: 861
  • Mobile homes: 3,701

Housing units in Lebanon County with a mortgage: 22,633 (276 second mortgage, 2,828 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,329

Here:

61.1% with mortgage
State:

60.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lebanon County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant29,37380
Evangelical Protestant13,83997
Catholic12,2188
Other1,2945
Orthodox2282
Black Protestant551
None76,561-
Lebanon County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 81
This county:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lebanon County:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
State:

27.2%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Agriculture in Lebanon County:

Average size of farms: 113 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $173,101
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $180.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $133,245
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.95%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $74,969
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 49 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 42.07
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 43.02%
Corn for grain: 25347 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6799 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15099 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,470 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 149 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lebanon County-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.6 miles away from Lebanon County center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.0 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 271.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 260.9 miles away from Lebanon County center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 318.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4267: March 23, 2016, FEMA Id: 4267, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3356: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3356, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared EM-3340: September 08, 2011, FEMA Id: 3340, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee, Incident Period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4030: September 12, 2011, FEMA Id: 4030, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Pennsylvania Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1898: April 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1898, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1649: June 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 1649, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Pennsylvania Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3235: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3235, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan, Incident Period: September 17, 2004 to October 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1557: September 19, 2004, FEMA Id: 1557, Natural disaster type: Tropical Depression
  • Pennsylvania Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 14, 2003 to February 19, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3180: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 3180, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Pennsylvania Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 01, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1093: January 21, 1996, FEMA Id: 1093, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lebanon County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lebanon

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 43,659 (77.9%)
  • Carpooled: 5,577 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 275 (0.5%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 443 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 275 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 2,778 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,044 (5.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Dominican Republic (15%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Mexico (6%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Morocco (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lebanon County


  • German (36%)
  • American (13%)
  • Pennsylvania German (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in 2000:

  • 1,619 people in nursing homes
  • 1,178 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 447 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 262 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 244 people in other group homes
  • 243 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 106 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 101 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 65 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 51 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in 2010:

  • 1,389 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 442 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 180 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 76 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 76 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 63 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 47 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,266.

4.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,022 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($36,146 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($14,877 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

1.38%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  1.02% ($53,995 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.70% ($42,731)
from Berks County, PA  0.58% ($42,406)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($45,654)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.13% ($64,795)
from York County, PA  0.11% ($44,828)
from Chester County, PA  0.06% ($65,394)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

2.94% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($27,585 average AGI)
1.55% relocated to other states ($19,612 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

1.55%
Pennsylvania average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.83% ($43,101 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.69% ($41,106)
to Berks County, PA  0.42% ($39,087)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.16% ($45,911)
to York County, PA  0.15% ($45,082)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($40,802)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.08% ($31,841)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Lebanon County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Lebanon County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lebanon County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lebanon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 23,632 (20,636 aged, 2,996 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,012 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,768)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,466)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,376)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (989)
  • Unspecified dementia (917)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (751)
  • Congestive heart failure (726)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (523)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (457)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (430)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,314
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 348
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40,594

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,257
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,100
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 58.1
  • Other - 37.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 139,754
  • In family households: 116,562 (21,046 male householders, 15,347 female householders)
    28,744 spouses, 40,080 children (36,200 natural, 1,405 adopted, 2,475 stepchildren), 1,183 grandchildren, 1,890 brothers or sisters, 2,929 parents, 1,760 other relatives, 3,583 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,822 (7,227 male householders (5,632 living alone)), 9,166 female householders (8,071 living alone)), 3,429 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,370

Size of family households: 17,901 2-persons, 6,984 3-persons, 6,285 4-persons, 3,077 5-persons, 1,196 6-persons, 950 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,703 1-person, 2,387 2-persons, 303 3-persons.

23,237 married couples with children.
6,270 single-parent households (2,155 men, 4,115 women).

88.2% of residents of Lebanon speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $779,497,000 ($6,262 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $137,426,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $349,509,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $129,064,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,393,000
Federal grants: $122,504,000
Federal procurement contracts: $45,756,000 ($18,716,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $129,270,000 ($59,459,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $850,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $51,079,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,837,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,458
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,684
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +663
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,009
Here +32 per 1000 residents
State -2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lebanon County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.04 millions of gallons per day (58% from ground, 42% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.4

Year house built in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Year house built in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • 1,2502014 or later
  • 1,4532010 to 2013
  • 7,1582000 to 2009
  • 5,4531990 to 1999
  • 5,0981980 to 1989
  • 7,4741970 to 1979
  • 6,0081960 to 1969
  • 5,4391950 to 1959
  • 4,0571940 to 1949
  • 14,2881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • 771 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2833 rooms
  • 2,0224 rooms
  • 7,3115 rooms
  • 10,0366 rooms
  • 6,2027 rooms
  • 4,8008 rooms
  • 6,2319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • 6701 room
  • 7592 rooms
  • 2,2993 rooms
  • 4,0214 rooms
  • 2,6965 rooms
  • 2,2766 rooms
  • 1,6387 rooms
  • 1,1128 rooms
  • 3539+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • 77no bedroom
  • 4921 bedroom
  • 6,1772 bedrooms
  • 20,6823 bedrooms
  • 8,2484 bedrooms
  • 1,2865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • 710no bedroom
  • 3,5171 bedroom
  • 6,6462 bedrooms
  • 4,0253 bedrooms
  • 8564 bedrooms
  • 705+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 926no vehicle
  • 9,2691 vehicle
  • 16,0962 vehicles
  • 7,3643 vehicles
  • 2,5724 vehicles
  • 7355+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 2,067no vehicle
  • 7,9721 vehicle
  • 4,8962 vehicles
  • 7013 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles

86.6% of Lebanon County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Pennsylvania.

Lebanon County:

86.6%
State average:

87.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 104,427
  • Other state: 19,724
  • Northeast: 7,385
  • Midwest: 3,489
  • South: 6,809
  • West: 2,041
Year householders moved into unit in Lebanon County, PA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lebanon County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.0%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 22.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,098
Here:

14.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 683
Here:

9.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,701
Here:

37.6%
Pennsylvania:

37.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Lebanon County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $44,609,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $201,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $31,326,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,690,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,569,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,186,000
    Health - Other: $7,044,000
    Police Protection: $4,278,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,440,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,115,000
    Libraries: $581,000
    Regular Highways: $390,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $780,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,362,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,759,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,848,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,394,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $333,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,050,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,862,000
    Public Welfare: $5,627,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,581,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,919,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,337,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,880,000

Lebanon County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $44,609,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $201,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $31,326,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,690,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,569,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,186,000
    Health - Other: $7,044,000
    Police Protection: $4,278,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,440,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,115,000
    Libraries: $581,000
    Regular Highways: $390,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $780,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,362,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,759,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,848,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,394,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $333,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,050,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,862,000
    Public Welfare: $5,627,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,581,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,919,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,337,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,880,000

Lebanon County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $44,609,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $201,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $31,326,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,690,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,569,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,186,000
    Health - Other: $7,044,000
    Police Protection: $4,278,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,440,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,115,000
    Libraries: $581,000
    Regular Highways: $390,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $780,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,362,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,759,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,848,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,394,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $333,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,050,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,862,000
    Public Welfare: $5,627,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,581,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,919,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,337,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,880,000

Lebanon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $762,000
  • Charges - Other: $44,609,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $201,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $31,326,000
    Correctional Institutions: $15,696,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,690,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,569,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,186,000
    Health - Other: $7,044,000
    Police Protection: $4,278,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $2,440,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,202,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,115,000
    Libraries: $581,000
    Regular Highways: $390,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $780,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,362,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,759,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,848,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,245,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,394,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $87,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $333,000
    Police Protection: $135,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $103,000
    Health - Other: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,050,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,862,000
    Public Welfare: $5,627,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,581,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,919,000
  • Tax - Property: $24,337,000
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,880,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,886
  • Number of aged recipients: 152
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,734
  • Number of recipients under 18: 439
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,167
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 280
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 640
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 888
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 29 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED570$152,714822$140,2102,786$145,602381$60,63817$1,253,118244$108,45568$44,441
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$173,35351$130,020210$161,41428$45,4642$203,00012$155,25023$54,739
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$127,712121$105,843914$153,594151$41,6562$330,00058$98,39775$58,787
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$158,52979$165,506584$151,03632$93,0942$292,00022$107,5006$89,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$162,83320$91,90085$153,5536$62,6670$04$143,25012$52,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED131$178,65689$192,944
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED29$204,48336$188,389
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$177,50012$254,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$164,66710$171,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$132,0003$260,667
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lebanon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lebanon, PA - Value
Most common first names in Lebanon County, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,23675.2 years
Mary1,14181.3 years
William75774.8 years
Charles69075.7 years
Robert63272.6 years
George62476.2 years
Helen55681.0 years
Paul54375.1 years
Anna53981.9 years
Harry52077.9 years
Most common last names in Lebanon County, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller61377.4 years
Smith40976.6 years
Light22379.1 years
Moyer20575.8 years
Brown19377.0 years
Snyder19276.9 years
Kreider19179.6 years
Long18177.0 years
Boyer17277.6 years
Gingrich16077.4 years
Businesses in Lebanon County, PA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware1Kroger10
Advance Auto Parts3La-Z-Boy5
Arby's1Lane Furniture3
AutoZone2Lowe's2
Baskin-Robbins1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Bath & Body Works1Maurices1
Blockbuster1Mazda1
Burger King3McDonald's6
CVS4Motherhood Maternity1
Chevrolet2New Balance1
Curves1Nike4
DHL1Nissan1
Dairy Queen4Papa John's Pizza1
Decora Cabinetry5Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts8PetSmart1
Famous Footwear1Pizza Hut2
Fashion Bug1Quality2
FedEx9RadioShack2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rite Aid6
Foot Locker1Ruby Tuesday1
Ford2SONIC Drive-In1
GNC3Sears2
GameStop1Sprint Nextel2
Giant2Staples1
H&R Block5Subway11
Hardee's1T-Mobile5
Hobby Lobby1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Honda1True Value2
Hyundai1U-Haul2
Jimmy John's3UPS14
Jones New York1Victoria's Secret1
KFC1Volkswagen1
Kincaid1Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's3
Knights Inn1YMCA2

Lebanon County on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"