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Overview

Introduction to Lebanon, Oregon

Lebanon, Oregon, in Linn county, is 28 miles S of Salem, Oregon and 69 miles S of Portland, Oregon.

Lebanon History

Linn County was named after Lebanon, Tennessee. It was incorporated in 1878. Notable residents of Lebanon city include Howard Hesseman, an American actor, Time Winters, television actor and voice actor for the Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II video game; and Jo Collins, an actress who was named Playmate of the Year in 1965.

Lebanon and nearby Attractions

  • Adair County Park
  • Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge
  • River Park
  • Linn County Historical Museum
  • McLoughlin House National Historic Site
  • Booth Park

Things To Do In Lebanon

River Park, Weldwood Park, Century Park and Jaycee Park are all located in Lebanon. The Linn County Historical Museum can also be visited from Lebanon. Boating and fishing facilities are available on Cheadle Lake.

Lebanon Transportation

Portland International is the nearest major airport.

Lebanon Higher Education

Linn-Benton Community College, Oregon State University and Willamette University offer courses in higher studies.

People

Total Population 15,962
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 6,427
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,301
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $848
Median House Value $140,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0.1%
English 10%
Irish 13%

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

Lebanon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Salem, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Linn
Standard Zip Codes 97355
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.536
Longitude -122.905

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 LACOMB 3 NNE
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 50 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 56.9 inches
Station CORVALLIS STATE UNIV
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.6 inches
Station STAYTON
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 51,511 $56,174
Brownsville 1,561 $58,350
Jefferson 3,174 $48,043
Scio 832 $52,411
Sweet Home 9,140 $44,706
Tangent 1,022 $60,139

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

Lebanon Public Libraries

Library
Lebanon Public Library
626 SECOND STREET
Lebanon, Oregon
(541) 451-7461

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Lebanon Hospitals

SAMARITAN LEBANON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
515 N SANTIAM HIGHWAY
(541) 258-2101
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lebanon High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LEBANON HIGH SCHOOL
1700 S 5TH ST
541-451-8555
Serves 1,278 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 24.3

SAND RIDGE CHARTER SCHOOL
30581 SODAVILLE-MT HOME RD
541-258-2416
A Charter School.
Serves 222 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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