Lebanon County has 361.9 square miles of land, 45% of which is used for agricultural purposes. (1.1% of the population claims agriculture as their primary form of employment.) There are 332.5 persons per square mile. The population is 68.9% urban and 31.1% rural.


Total Population

2017  139,754 (estimate)

2014 136,359

2011 134,311

2010 133,568






Percent of Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity (2014)

White or European-American 88.5%

Black or African-American 1.9%

Other 9.6%

Hispanic or Latino Ethnicity 10.4%

Percent of Persons by Age (2017)

Under 5      5.9%

Under 18  22.9%

18-59        54.8%

65+           19.1%

Percent of Families By Type (2014)Total families 36,302

Married, with children 28.0%

Married, no children 49.3%

Male-headed, with children 3.5%

Male-headed, no children 3.6%

Female-headed, with children 9.6%

Female-headed, no children 6.0%

Total non-family households 15,491

Educational Attainment of Persons Age 25 and Older (2014)

Total persons  92,605

Less than HS graduate  14.4%

HS graduate or higher   85.6%

Bachelor’s degree or higher  19.8%

Professional degree or higher 1.9%


Median Income (2016)

Median Household Income  $56,191

Median Family Income          $61,666

Median Non-Family Income $27,827

Median Per Capita Income   $24,949

All information is from the U.S. 2000 Census, unless otherwise noted.

Mission Statement

The LVEDC’s mission is “to create and to stimulate a local economy which provides gainful employment and business investment opportunities not only for the current generation but for generations to come.”


A community that is prosperous and provides an abundance of economic opportunity requires initiative, planning and vision by local officals.  The LVEDC is a not-for-profit economic development organization that works with area businessess and the community at large to strengthen existing business and create an environment in which new and existing companies can flourish.