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Overview

Introduction to Lebanon, Indiana

Lebanon, Indiana, in Boone county, is 25 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana. The city is part of the Indianapolis metropolitan statistical area.

Lebanon History

Lebanon was founded by developers and speculators Colonel George L. Kinnard and General James Perry Drake. It was officially established on April 30, 1830. The name Lebanon was selected by Adam French, one of the first commissioners of the city. He said that a grove of hickory trees at the site reminded him of the Biblical cedars of Lebanon.

Lebanon and nearby Attractions

  • Memorial Park
  • Abner Longley Park
  • Brookshire Arboretum
  • Hot Pond Park
  • Lebanon Public Library

Things To Do In Lebanon

The county courthouse of Lebanon is noted for its vertical, single-piece Ionic order columns made of limestone. There are two parks in the city; Memorial Park is spread over 40 acres and Abner Longley Park is spread over 50 acres of land. These parks provide amenities for several different types of recreational activities including an outdoor pool, lighted basketball and tennis courts, picnic shelter, playground equipment, a football field and baseball complex, nature trail and sledding hill.

Lebanon Transportation

Indianapolis International is the closest major airport.

Lebanon Higher Education

Butler University, Indiana University and Ivy Tech State College are some institutions where one can apply for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,846
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+8,314
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,841
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,066
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,003

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,256
% Above Poverty Level91.8%
% Below Poverty Level8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone32%
Median Gross Rent$704
Median House Value$113,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12%
Irish11.5%
English11.4%
Scottish4.5%
French Except Basque3.6%
Italian2.3%
Polish1.6%
Swedish1.2%
Dutch0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Greek0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Arab0.4%
Egyptian0.4%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
German0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Czech0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Lebanon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Boone County
Standard Zip Codes46052
Phone Area Codes765
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude40.05
Approximate Longitude-86.47

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)

StationWHITESTOWN
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationCRAWFORDSVILLE 5 S
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches
StationINDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Advance426$53,750
Jamestown1,147$58,438
Kirklin914$45,227
Lizton547$62,273
Thorntown1,637$49,922
Whitestown5,050$77,528

Lebanon Public Libraries

Lebanon Public Library
104 EAST WASHINGTON STREET
Lebanon, Indiana
(765) 482-3460

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Lebanon Hospitals

Witham Health Services
(Government - Local)
2605 N Lebanon St
(765) 485-8000

Lebanon Public Schools

Central Elementary School
515 E Williams St
ZIP: 46052
(765) 482-2000
Primary
Total Enrollment 372
Harney Elementary School
1500 N Garfield St
ZIP: 46052
(765) 482-5940
Primary
Total Enrollment 539
Hattie B Stokes Elementary School
1005 Hendricks Dr
ZIP: 46052
(765) 482-5950
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Lebanon Middle School
1800 N Grant St
ZIP: 46052
(765) 482-3400
Middle
Total Enrollment 811
Lebanon Senior High School
510 Essex Dr
ZIP: 46052
(765) 482-0400
High
Total Enrollment 1015
Perry Worth Elementary School
3900 E 300 S
ZIP: 46052
(317) 769-3286
Primary
Total Enrollment 372

Lebanon Private Schools

Central Indiana Teen Challenge
1015 Nlebanon St
ZIP: 46052
Secondary
Total Enrollment 16
James E Davis School
515 W Camp St
ZIP: 46052
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
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