Lebanon, Tennessee is a moderately-sized city with a population of 29,439 people. According to the most recent Census, 81% of Lebanon residents are White, 12% Black and 3% Asian. If you are not a fan of long commutes, you will enjoy living in Lebanon. With average one way commute time of only 23 minutes, getting to and from work is a breeze compared to the national average of 26 minutes.
Living in Lebanon can be a great experience for anyone relocating to the town. Having said that, in the state of Tennessee, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Lebanon and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Lebanon to Tennessee and the national average.
With a livability score of 70 out of 100, Lebanon is ranked #10,509 in the United States and #121 in Tennessee. For each of the livability categories, we know that Lebanon ranks very well for amenities (A+) and housing (B-). Unfortunately for Lebanon, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: crime (F) and employment (D-).
Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Lebanon has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: Cedars of Lebanon, Fiddlers Grove, and Nashville Superspeedway.
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. Median real estate prices in Lebanon come in at $177,100, which is 21.3% higher than the Tennessee average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Lebanon, the home price to income ratio is 4.1, which is 32.3% higher than the Tennessee 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 7.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 9.4%.
|Average one way commute||23min||25min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||81.3%||83.6%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||12.3%||9.2%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.6%||0.8%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.1%||0.1%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||1.5%||1.4%||2.8%|
|Working from home||3.6%||3.9%||4.6%|