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Overview

Introduction to Lebanon, Maine

Lebanon, Maine, in York county, is 35 miles SW of Portland, Maine and 72 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts. About 5,083 people live in Lebanon.

Lebanon History

Lebanon was initially settled in by 60 colonists in 1743. Lebanon was incorporated in 1767 and was named after the biblical land of Lebanon. It is the 23rd town in Maine. Lebanon annexed unincorporated land in 1785 as well as some land from Sanford in 1787.

Lebanon and nearby Attractions

  • Stewarts Field
  • New Hampshire Farm Museum
  • Fernald Shore
  • North Lebanon Second Baptist Church

Things To Do In Lebanon

Tourists can spend their free hours at the local parks like the West Lebanon Historic District and Stewarts Field. The New Hampshire Farm Museum is also a popular local spot.

Lebanon Transportation

Portland International Airport is nearby.

Lebanon Higher Education

The University of New Hampshire, the University of New England-University Campus, Saint Joseph’s College and Northern Essex Community College are in the neighborhood.

People

Total Population 6,094
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 3,010
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 6.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 18%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $178,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.1%
US/American 0%
English 21.1%
Irish 17.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lebanon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles SW of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County York
Standard Zip Codes 04027
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.394
Longitude -70.851

Lebanon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SANFORD 2 NNW
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station DURHAM
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station EPPING
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Acton 2,522 $63,063
Alfred 658 $75,089
Berwick 2,412 $72,669
North Berwick 1,792 $74,333
Sanford 20,864 $58,911
Shapleigh 2,679 $60,268

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lebanon Public Libraries

Library
Lebanon Area Library
PO BOX 279
Lebanon, Maine
(207) 432-0242

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