Ligonier is a very small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 4,405 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ligonier is the 135th largest community in Indiana. Ligonier has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
When you are in Ligonier, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 71.68% of Ligonier’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ligonier is a city of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ligonier who work in office and administrative support (6.61%), food service (6.08%), and sales jobs (4.37%).
Overall, Ligonier’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Being a small city, Ligonier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Ligonier ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 3.28% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Ligonier in 2010 was $19,264, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,056 for a family of four.
Ligonier is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ligonier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Ligonier, accounting for 52.30% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Ligonier residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ligonier include English, Irish, French , and European.
In addition, Ligonier has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.42%).
The most common language spoken in Ligonier is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and West Germanic languages.