Ligonier, PA
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Ligonier is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,540 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ligonier is the 667th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Ligonier was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Ligonier isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ligonier are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ligonier is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ligonier who work in sales jobs (14.54%), teaching (11.25%), and office and administrative support (10.97%).

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 borough, Ligonier does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Ligonier ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Ligonier, 40.48% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Ligonier in 2010 was $32,612, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,448 for a family of four. However, Ligonier contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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. Important ancestries of people in Ligonier include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Ligonier is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.