North Lebanon Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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North Lebanon Township, Pennsylvania
Tunnel on the Union Canal
Tunnel on the Union Canal
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting North Lebanon Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania highlighting North Lebanon Township
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Map of Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lebanon
Incorporated 1840
 • Total 17.0 sq mi (44 km2)
 • Land 16.9 sq mi (44 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 10,629
 • Density 629.0/sq mi (242.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717

North Lebanon Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 10,629 at the 2000 census.


The Union Canal Tunnel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974, and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1994.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44.1 km²), of which, 16.9 square miles (43.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.65%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 10,629 people, 4,072 households, and 3,159 families residing in the township. The population density was 629.0 people per square mile (242.8/km²). There were 4,234 housing units at an average density of 250.6/sq mi (96.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.52% White, 1.11% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 2.17% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.36% of the population.

There were 4,072 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $43,409, and the median income for a family was $49,517. Males had a median income of $33,590 versus $23,807 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,654. About 2.9% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°22′00″N 76°21′59″W / 40.36667°N 76.36639°W / 40.36667; -76.36639