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Ligonier is a township in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area. [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 40.233N. The longitude is -79.283W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,663 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,973.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15677 ZIP code.
29% of Ligonier residents report German ancestry, and 14% 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 $25,049, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Ligonier residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ligonier, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.
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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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