Ligonier, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,471

Ligonier is a city located in Westmoreland County Pennsylvania. Ligonier has a 2024 population of 1,471. Ligonier is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,510 in 2020.

The average household income in Ligonier is $103,103 with a poverty rate of 6.03%. The median age in Ligonier is 54.2 years: 50.8 years for males, and 55.6 years for females.

Ligonier Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ligonier was:

  • White: 99.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,918.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.58% (-39)
The current population of Ligonier, Pennsylvania is 1,471 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,510.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,50699.74%
Two or more races40.26%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ligonier Population by Race

Ligonier Population Pyramid 2024

Ligonier Median Age

54.2

Total

50.8

Male

55.6

Female

Ligonier Adults

There are 1,329 adults, (496 of whom are seniors) in Ligonier.

Ligonier Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

59.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ligonier Sex Ratio

Female79252.45%
Male71847.55%

Ligonier Population by Age

Ligonier Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7761.9565.634.4
Non Family3531.1653.346.7
Married3422.6178.421.6
Female562.864.335.7
Male251.966832

2.58

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ligonier Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade50.4%
Associates Degree1159.28%
Bachelors Degree29623.89%
Graduate Degree19015.33%
High School Graduate27622.28%
Less Than 9th Grade201.61%
Some College33727.2%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ligonier Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ligonier Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2011,176465
Hispanic343421
2+ Races440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 61.76%.

Ligonier Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$51,250$0$43,864
Graduate Degree$86,302$81,667$86,615
High School Graduate$46,406$50,469$18,438
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$53,203$71,944$44,450
Some College$46,250$82,563$43,661

$53,203

Average Earnings

$71,944

Average Male

$44,450

Average Female

Ligonier Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ligonier Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ligonier Language

98.04% of Ligonier residents speak only English, while 1.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Ligonier Language

Ligonier Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,472916.18%

6.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

7.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ligonier

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ligonier is White, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ligonier is White, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.88%.

Ligonier Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College5.97%
High School5.43%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Ligonier Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed52.94%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Employed1.56%
Female Unemployed0%

Ligonier Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ligonier Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,292$142,454
Households$68,523$103,103
Married Families$107,955$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,094$55,053

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ligonier Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ligonier Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ligonier Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ligonier Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ligonier Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

207

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam96
First Gulf War28
Korea18
Second Gulf War12
World War II7

Ligonier Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7489
55 to 6451
75+47
35 to 5420
18 to 340

Ligonier Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White20715.62%
Hispanic720.59%

Ligonier Veterans by Race

Ligonier Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ligonier Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ligonier Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ligonier Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ligonier Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.22%

Born in Ligonier

99.6%

Native Born

0.4%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.6% of Ligonier residents were born in the United States, with 77.22% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ligonier Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,422-10-0.7%
20281,432-10-0.69%
20271,442-9-0.62%
20261,451-10-0.68%
20251,461-10-0.68%
20241,471-10-0.68%
20231,481-7-0.47%
20221,488-15-1%
20211,503-7-0.46%
20201,51000%
20191,510-4-0.26%
20181,514-11-0.72%
20171,525-5-0.33%
20161,530-9-0.58%
20151,539-11-0.71%
20141,550-7-0.45%
20131,55770.45%
20121,550-9-0.58%
20111,559-9-0.57%
20101,56800%

Ligonier Population by Year