Lebanon 74 Excellent
Lebanon Livability #85 ranked city in Tennessee#7,993 ranked city in the USARanks better than 72% of areas
A+ Lebanon Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C+ Lebanon Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Tennessee
955% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Lebanon cost of living
F Lebanon Crime Total crime is 2% lower than Tennessee
Total crime
3,39031% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3031% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-6%Year over year crime is down
Lebanon crime
D- Lebanon Employment Household income is 8% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$43,00322% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$23,58721% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%10% higher than the US average
Lebanon employment
B- Lebanon Housing Home value is 21% higher than Tennessee
Median home value
$177,1004% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$82014% lower than the US average
Home ownership
56%12% lower than the US average
Lebanon real estate or Lebanon rentals
C Lebanon Schools HS graduation rate is 2% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
55%12% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
0:1100% lower than the US average
Lebanon K-12 schools
A- Lebanon User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Lebanon
Overall user rating
77% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
83% 3 total surveys
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      Living in Lebanon, TN

      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%.

      Lebanon transportation information

      Average one way commute23min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work81.3%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool12.3%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.6%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.5%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home3.6%3.9%4.6%

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