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Ligonier is a borough in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
The community was named after Fort Ligonier, which was named after English Gen. John Louis Ligonier
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Ligonier. For links to other places called Ligonier, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ligonier is 40.243N. The longitude is -79.237W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,198 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,646.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ligonier demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15658 ZIP code.
30% of Ligonier residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ligonier ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ligonier was $20,546, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Ligonier residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Ligonier, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $390. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $967.
Libraries in Ligonier include Ligonier Valley Library ... View libraries
Westmoreland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ligonier political report.
The average commute time for Ligonier workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ligonier include Ramada Inn.
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