Lebanon 72 Excellent
Lebanon Livability #835 ranked city in Pennsylvania#9,492 ranked city in the USARanks better than 67% of areas

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      Living in Lebanon, PA

      Lebanon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Pennsylvania. The city has a population of 25,654 residents. In Lebanon, there are 6,156 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. More than a quarter of the residents of Lebanon identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 28% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Lebanon, Pennsylvania could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. The best areas in Lebanon and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, crime, weather, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Pennsylvania and national averages.

      The livability score in Lebanon is 67/100 and the city is ranked in the 48th percentile of all cities across America. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Lebanon has higher than average scores for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B-) and cost of living (B). Lebanon does not score well for the following: weather (D), education (F), employment (F) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Lebanon, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Lebanon is real estate affordability. The median home price for Lebanon homes is $89,300, which is 46.8% lower than the Pennsylvania average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Lebanon, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 19.4% lower than the Pennsylvania average. Real estate appreciation rates in Lebanon are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for Lebanon homes comes in at 9.7%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 1.2%.

      Lebanon transportation information

      Statistic Lebanon Pennsylvania National
      Average one way commute20min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work71.5%76.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.8%8.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%5.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.4%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk6.8%3.8%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%4.2%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Lebanon, PA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).