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. 69.19% 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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ligonier who work in sales jobs (7.09%), office and administrative support (5.62%), and food service (4.86%).
Ligonier’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Ligonier is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Ligonier has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 3.35% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ligonier in 2010 was $18,906, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,624 for a family of four.
The people who call Ligonier home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ligonier residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ligonier also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 49.56% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ligonier include Irish, English, French , and Hungarian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Ligonier's cultural character, accounting for 27.99% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Ligonier is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and West Germanic languages.