Lebanon, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lebanon, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The City of Lebanon had a population of 26,531 as of July 1, 2018. Lebanon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lebanon is located at latitude 40.3409 and longitude -76.4113 in Lebanon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lebanon encompass a land area of 4.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lebanon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The City of Lebanon (GNIS ID: 1215365) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lebanon: Steitztown.

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Lebanon, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 26,531
Population in Households 26,167
Population in Familes 19,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 364
Population Density2 6,367
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $36,482
Average Household Income $47,799
Per Capita Income $19,424


Total Housing Units 11,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,465 (38.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,150 (52.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,105 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $99,231
Average Home Value $124,132


Total Households 10,615
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,105
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.59%
Households 0.3% 0.49%
Families 0.08% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Lebanon, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lebanon to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 99th
Population Density # 76 96th
Diversity Index # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 1615 8th
Per Capita Income # 1678 5th

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