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Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Lebanon is a city located in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,461. It is the county seat of Lebanon County6.

Lebanon bologna was first made here.

"The home office in Lebanon, Pennsylvania" was also the original fictional source of David Letterman's Top Ten Lists.

Geography Lebanon is located at 40°20'30" North, 76°25'15" West (40.341529, -76.420853)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²). 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 24,461 people, 10,266 households, and 6,056 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,254.0/km² (5,844.8/mi²). There are 11,220 housing units at an average density of 1,033.9/km² (2,681.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 85.50% White, 3.23% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.02% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.11% from other races, and 1.76% from two or more races. 16.43% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,266 households out of which 28.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.7% are married couples living together, 15.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.0% are non-families. 35.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 3.00.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $27,259, and the median income for a family is $34,045. Males have a median income of $26,957 versus $20,162 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,584. 16.2% of the population and 12.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.7% are under the age of 18 and 10.5% are 65 or older.

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