Ligonier, PA Population

Population: 1,695. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,622 (-4.3% change)
Males: 774 (45.7%), Females: 921 (54.3%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code: 15658

Median resident age: 46.1 years
Median household income: $31,947
Median house value: $106,300

Races in Ligonier:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)

Ancestries: German (33.6%), Irish (17.3%), English (10.4%), Italian (9.1%), United States (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%).

Elevation: 1195 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ligonier

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 30.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ligonier borough

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

2.1% Foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.3% North America, 0.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ligonier:

  • LATROBE AREA HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; LATROBE, PA)
  • TORRANCE STATE HOSP (about 12 miles; TORRANCE, PA)
  • SOMERSET COMM HOSP (about 18 miles; SOMERSET, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ligonier:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 12 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 29 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 48 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ligonier:

  • SEVEN SPRINGS (about 18 miles; SEVEN SPRINGS BOROUGH, PA; Abbreviation: 7SP)
  • SOMERSET COUNTY (about 22 miles; SOMERSET, PA; Abbreviation: 2G9)
  • W.P.H.S. (about 23 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA; Abbreviation: P99)
Amtrak station near Ligonier:

  • 12 miles: LATROBE (329 KCKINLEY AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ligonier:

  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 26 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 29 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 48 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 54 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)

Schools

Public high school in Ligonier:

  • LIGONIER VALLEY HS (Students: 496; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ligonier:

  • LIGONIER VALLEY MS (Students: 442; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MELLON EL SCH (Students: 429; Grades: KG – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Ligonier:

  • VALLEY SCHOOL OF LIGONIER (Students: 204; Location: P O BOX 616; Grades: KG – 9)
  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 327 W VINCENT ST; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Ligonier:

  • LIGONIER VALLEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $216,481; Location: 120 WEST MAIN ST; 50,375 books; 2,828 audio materials; 2,029 video materials; 235 serial subscriptions)

 

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