Lebanon County, Pennsylvania (PA)

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County population in 2012: 135,251 (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: 371 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lebanon County: 96.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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Races in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
  • Asian alone (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.0 years
Males: 65,161  (43.9%)
Females: 68,407  (56.1%)
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Lebanon County,PA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lebanon County:

2.0 people
Pennsylvania:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,973 ($40,838 in 1999)

This county:

$55973
Pennsylvania:

$52007

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $620 (lower quartile is $468, upper quartile is $750)
This county:

$620
State:

$675


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,300 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Lebanon:

$162,300
Pennsylvania:

$164,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $115,000 - $226,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $215,182
Here:

$215,182
State:

$221,511

Townhouses or other attached units: $129,364
Here:

$129,364
State:

$157,348

In 2-unit structures: $227,104
Here:

$227,104
State:

$141,335

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,661
Here:

$164,661
State:

$186,490

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,028
Here:

$140,028
State:

$212,799

Mobile homes: $64,217
Here:

$64,217
State:

$45,445
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,286
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $509

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

  • 2007: 497 buildings, average cost: $157,200
  • 2008: 396 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2009: 353 buildings, average cost: $155,100

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,591 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,314 (1.5%)

Lebanon County household income distribution in 2009 Lebanon County home values distribution Lebanon County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.9%
Lebanon County:

10.9%
Pennsylvania:

13.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 36.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.8% for other race residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 41 years old, American Indian residents: 37 years old, Asian residents: 43 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 23 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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Lebanon County: Monroe Valley Golf Course (A), Blue Mountain View Golf Course (B), Freeport Mills Golf Course (C), Fairview Golf Course (D), Green Point Station (E), Campbell (F), Hilltop Park Speedway (G), Lebanon Country Club (H), Lebanon Valley Golf Course (I), Camp Arewa (J), Camp Carson (K), Camp Greble (L), Camp Strause (M), Indiantown Gap Station (N), Marbet Farms (O), Plenty Good Dairy (P), Blue Rock Farm (Q), Brandt View Farms (R), Emrich Farm (S), Minnich Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lebanon County include: Union Chapel (A), Union Church (B), Union Salem Church (C), Algemimen Chapel (D), Hill Church Number 2 (E), Hill Church Number 1 (F), Union Meeting House (G), Gosherts Church (H), Fontana Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lapps Cemetery (1), Fairland Cemetery (2), Meyer Cemetery (3), Holy Cross Cemetery (4), Moyer Cemetery (5), Mount Hope Cemetery (6), Hamlin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Millards Quarry Pond (A), Dresden Lake (B), Ebenezer Lake (C), Newmanstown Reservoirs (D), Myerstown Reservoir (E), Lake Duffy (F), Lebanon Reservoir (G), Lake Strause (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Woods Creek (A), Vesle Run (B), Quittapahilla Creek (C), Indiantown Run (D), Trout Run (E), Little Conewago Creek (F), Monroe Creek (G), Gold Mine Run (H), Gingrich Run (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lebanon County include: Swatara State Park (1), Bashore Boy Scout Camp (2), State Game Lands Number 145 (3), Grandview Memorial Park (4), Sportsman Park (5), State Game Lands Number 225 (6), State Game Lands Number 80 (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Berks County , Dauphin County , Lancaster County , Schuylkill County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 4,081
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,907 (53% naturalized citizens)

Lebanon County:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 634
  • 1990 to 1994: 346
  • 1985 to 1989: 422
  • 1980 to 1984: 343
  • 1975 to 1979: 211
  • 1970 to 1974: 165
  • 1970 to 1974: 182
  • 1965 to 1969: 604

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:


Housing units in Lebanon County with a mortgage: 17,704 (1,637 second mortgage, 2,877 home equity loan, 88 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,490

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lebanon County

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

Tornado activity:

Lebanon County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 1632307.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 18 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 10/18/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 11 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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:


The number of natural disasters in Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Italy (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lebanon County (%):

  • German (46%)
  • United States or American (12%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Pennsylvania German (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Lebanon County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,652 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 6,044 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 291 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 6 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 32 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 31 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 162 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,862 (3%)
  • Other means: 351 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,365 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $52,258.

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

2.92% relocated from other counties in Pennsylvania ($27,986 average AGI)
1.15% relocated from other states ($11,019 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

1.15%
Pennsylvania average:

1.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.13% ($45,211)
from York County, PA  0.13% ($40,268)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.12% ($29,729)
from Chester County, PA  0.07% ($62,725)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

2.69% relocated to other counties in Pennsylvania ($24,256 average AGI)
1.38% relocated to other states ($14,428 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

1.38%
Pennsylvania average:

2.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.15% ($34,023)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.13% ($33,986)
to York County, PA  0.10% ($38,873)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.09% ($29,840)

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 2013: 12.4

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 2013: 10.4

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 live births in Lebanon County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 21,824 (19,516 aged, 2,308 disabled)
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: 10314.16
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 347.820
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40593.95

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1256.590
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1099.710
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11.94

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36.62
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 69.28

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15.13
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: 129,911

Size of family households: 16,963 2-persons, 8,033 3-persons, 6,393 4-persons, 2,818 5-persons, 1,112 6-persons, 792 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,520 1-person, 2,276 2-persons, 225 3-persons, 91 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 3 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

20,740 married couples with children.
5,632 single-parent households (1,514 men, 4,118 women).

92.0% of residents of Lebanon County speak English at home.
4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $779,497,000 ($6262 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 735
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,237
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,542
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,222
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,360
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,806
  • 1950 to 1959: 5,925
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,995
  • 1939 or earlier: 12,874
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 78
  • 3 rooms: 392
  • 4 rooms: 2,591
  • 5 rooms: 6,520
  • 6 rooms: 9,580
  • 7 rooms: 6,415
  • 8 rooms: 4,454
  • 9+ rooms: 3,833
  • 1 room: 353
  • 2 rooms: 675
  • 3 rooms: 2,275
  • 4 rooms: 3,421
  • 5 rooms: 2,667
  • 6 rooms: 1,744
  • 7 rooms: 713
  • 8 rooms: 431
  • 9+ rooms: 409
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 604
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,364
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,799
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,849
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,226
  • no bedroom: 457
  • 1 bedroom: 3,479
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,893
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,064
  • 4 bedrooms: 672
  • 5+ bedrooms: 123
Cars and other vehicles available in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,357
  • 1 vehicle: 8,842
  • 2 vehicles: 15,929
  • 3 vehicles: 5,446
  • 4 vehicles: 1,691
  • 5+ vehicles: 598
  • no vehicle: 2,503
  • 1 vehicle: 5,992
  • 2 vehicles: 3,390
  • 3 vehicles: 581
  • 4 vehicles: 140
  • 5+ vehicles: 82

63% of Lebanon County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Pennsylvania.

Lebanon County:

63.2%
State average:

64.4%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $89,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lebanon County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59.7%)
  • Utility gas (18.3%)
  • Electricity (14.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Coal or coke (2.2%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44.8%)
  • Utility gas (28.3%)
  • Electricity (20.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Coal or coke (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,810
Here:

13.8%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 615
Here:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,753
Here:

48.8%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lebanon County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $1,525,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $23,927,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $21,229,000
    Health - Other: $20,468,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,997,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,557,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,531,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,588,000
    General - Other: $3,000,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,510,000
    Financial Administration: $1,857,000
    Police Protection: $1,526,000
    Local Fire Protection: $915,000
    Regular Highways: $435,000
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $39,117,000
    Corporate Bonds: $11,137,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,608,000
    Benefit Payments: $2,343,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $861,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $710,000
    General - Other: $630,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $61,000
    Central Staff Services: $16,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,974,000

Lebanon County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $55,903,000
    Housing and Community Development: $283,000
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,399,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,421,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,363,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,322,000
    Public Welfare: $1,727,000
    All Other: $488,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,625,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,259,000
    Interest Earnings: $471,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $7,900,000
    All Other: $4,386,000
    Public Welfare: $3,704,000
    Highways: $259,000
  • Tax - Property: $16,837,000
    Other Selective Sales: $119,000

Lebanon County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,865,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,450,000

Lebanon County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,476,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $18,153,000
    Total Federal Securities: $7,140,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,854,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Lebanon County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lebanon County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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

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