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People

Total Population 1,483
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 31.6%
Employed Population 16+ 742
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,964
% Above Poverty Level 88.9%
% Below Poverty Level 11.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.1%
Median Gross Rent $677
Median House Value $159,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 18.5%

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

Ligonier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 42 miles E of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15658
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.243
Longitude -79.237

Ligonier 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 LAUREL MOUNTAIN
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 75 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches
Station STOYSTOWN
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
Station EBENSBURG SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ligonier, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Wilpen (15658)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bolivar 440 $53,750
Derry 2,629 $52,361
Donegal 173 $53,250
Jennerstown 631 $56,250
Latrobe 8,191 $54,490

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

Ligonier Public Libraries

Library
Ligonier Valley Library
120 WEST MAIN ST
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
(724) 238-6451
Library Web Site

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Ligonier High Schools

LIGONIER VALLEY HS
724-238-9531
Serves 496 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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