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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.

People

Total Population 15,762
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 14.8%
Employed Population 16+ 7,994
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.7%
Median Earnings25+ $31,789
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,531
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,496

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,032
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $110,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
US/American 0%
English 15.3%
Irish 12.1%

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

Lebanon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles NW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Boone
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46052
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.048
Longitude -86.469

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 WHITESTOWN
Distance 7.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station CRAWFORDSVILLE 5 S
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.7 inches
Station INDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Advance 464 $61,250
Jamestown 1,038 $64,931
Kirklin 791 $43,304
Lizton 519 $60,682
Thorntown 1,648 $49,286

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

Lebanon Public Libraries

Library
Lebanon Pl
104 E WASHINGTON ST
Lebanon, Indiana
(765) 482-3460

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Lebanon Hospitals

WITHAM HEALTH SERVICES
(Government - Local)
2605 NORTH LEBANON STREET
(765) 485-8100
Emergency Service: No

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Lebanon High Schools

LEBANON SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
510 ESSEX DR
765-482-0400
Serves 978 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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