Poverty in Lebanon, Oregon

What is the poverty rate in Lebanon, Oregon?
The poverty rate in Lebanon is 21.6%. One out of every 4.6 residents of Lebanon lives in poverty.

How many people in Lebanon, Oregon live in poverty?
3,490 of 16,188 Lebanon residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Lebanon compare to the rest of Oregon?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Oregon is 14.9%, meaning Lebanon has a dramatically higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Oregon.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

14,151

22.1% 10.3% 86.6%

Hispanic

1,115

15.4% 22.2% 6.8%

What's the Poverty Rate in Lebanon, Oregon By Race?

22.1% of White residents of Lebanon, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Lebanon, Oregon is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 3,130 of 14,151 white Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 86.6% of the total population of Lebanon, Oregon are white.

15.4% of Hispanic residents of Lebanon, Oregon live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of hispanic residents in Lebanon, Oregon is the same as than the national average. 172 of 1,115 hispanic Oregonians live below the poverty line. Approximately 6.8% of the total population of Lebanon, Oregon are hispanic.

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Lebanon, Oregon?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Lebanon, Oregon is 20.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Lebanon, Oregon is 22.5%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Lebanon, Oregon

Female residents of Lebanon, Oregon are slightly(9%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

1,598 of 7,774 males in Lebanon live below the poverty line.

1,892 of 8,414 females in Lebanon live below the poverty line.

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Lebanon can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 26.4%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 19.5%.

Poverty for younger ages in Lebanon is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 35.8%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 14.9%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Lebanon can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 25.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 20.5%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 28.8%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Lebanon, Oregon have a Poverty Rate of 35.6%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Lebanon, Oregon?

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

26.2%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

24.6%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

21.3%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

22.9%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

14.5%

75 to 84 Years Old

15.0%

Over 85 Years Old

25.1%

Lebanon, Oregon Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Lebanon, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lebanon, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States is 22.0%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Lebanon, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 9.2%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Lebanon, Oregon born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Residents of Lebanon, Oregon who were born as US Citizens have a higher poverty rate than those who were born citizens of a country outside of the United States.

Of the 15,623 residents of Lebanon, Oregon who were born citizens of the United States, 3,438 (22.0%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 52 (9.2%) of 565 residents of Lebanon, Oregon who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Lebanon, Oregon

The poverty rate in Lebanon is 21.6%.
Lebanon is in Linn County.
Oregon Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Linn County.
City Poverty Rate
Brownsville 13.8%
Harrisburg 19.4%
Lebanon 21.6%
Lyons 13.8%
Millersburg 9.4%
Sweet Home 22.6%
Tangent 10.6%

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