Ligonier, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 1,488 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 708  (47.6%)
Females: 780  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

54.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 15658.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $70,406 (it was $31,947 in 2000)
Ligonier:

$70,406
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $56,165 (it was $20,546 in 2000)

Ligonier borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $224,458 (it was $108,500 in 2000)
Ligonier:

$224,458
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $228,115; detached houses: $234,173; townhouses or other attached units: $272,830; in 2-unit structures: $182,399; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,665; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,918; mobile homes: $75,096

Median gross rent in 2022: $780.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ligonier: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.0%
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  • Races in Ligonier, PA (2022)
    • 1,44596.4%White alone
    • 372.5%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Two or more races

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According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Ligonier, Pennsylvania as of May 26, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ligonier is 289 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (28.9%), Italian (17.7%), European (14.6%), American (10.0%), Irish (5.0%), Polish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/10/1834

Elevation: 1195 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 3,057 people per square mile   (average).

Ligonier, Pennsylvania map

6 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.4%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $2,342 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,176 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (41.3 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (217.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Laurel Mountain, PA (1.9 miles),
Derry borough, PA (2.6 miles ),
Youngstown borough, PA (2.7 miles ),
Bradenville, PA (2.8 miles ),
Millwood, PA (2.8 miles ),
McChesneytown-Loyalhanna, PA (2.9 miles ),
Lawson Heights, PA (2.9 miles ),
Loyalhanna, PA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 79.24 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Ligonier, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ligonier, PA in 2022

Ligonier satellite photo by USGS

Ligonier tourist attractions:

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.0%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in Ligonier, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.7%)
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Ligonier, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Ligonier, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ligonier, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 78.2. This is about average.

City:

78.2
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2023 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2023 was 5.60. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.60
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 5.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.07
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.1
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0476
U.S.:

0.0093

Tornado activity:

Ligonier-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Ligonier borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 6/3/1980, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the borough center injured 140 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ligonier-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Ligonier center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.9 miles away from Ligonier center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 288.9 miles away from Ligonier center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 279.4 miles away from Ligonier center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Westmoreland County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ligonier topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ligonier:

  • BETHLEN COMMUNITIES HOME HEALTH SERVICES (135 KALASSAY DRIVE)
  • BETHLEN HM OF THE HUNGARIAN RF (66 CAREY SCHOOL ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ligonier:

  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE LATROBE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; LATROBE, PA)
  • LAURELWOOD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SOMERSET, PA)
  • REHAB AND NURSING CTR GREATER PITTSBURG (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GREENSBURG, PA)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT JOHNSTOWN, THE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOME OF GREATER JOHNSTOWN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)
  • HIRAM G ANDREWS CNTR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JOHNSTOWN, PA)

Amtrak stations near Ligonier:

  • 10 miles: LATROBE (329 KCKINLEY AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: JOHNSTOWN (47 WALNUT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ligonier:

  • Wyo Tech-Blairsville (about 15 miles; Blairsville, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,602)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 18 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 18 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (about 22 miles; Johnstown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 26 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Saint Francis University (about 37 miles; Loretto, PA; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)

Public high school in Ligonier:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ligonier:

See full list of schools located in Ligonier

Library in Ligonier:

  • LIGONIER VALLEY LIBRARY (Operating income: $247,727; Location: 120 WEST MAIN ST; 62,868 books; 3,173 audio materials; 4,175 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 226 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ligonier: Fort Ligonier (A), Ligonier Valley Library (B), Ligonier Valley YMCA (C), Ligonier Volunteer Hose Company 1 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Lady of the Lake Bed & Breakfast (157 Route 30 West).

Court: Thiel Denise Snyder District Justice (206 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Charley Bowser - Football player and coach.

Westmoreland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ligonier and their reported violations in the past:

LIGONIER CC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
RIDGEVIEW GC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
ROAD TOAD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
INN AT LIGONIER (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ligonier that have no violations reported:

  • FORBES TRAIL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

1.9 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

52.7%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

4.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ligonier (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ligonier Pcg Office Branch at 125 West Main Street, branch established on 2007/05/31; Latrobe-Pcg Branch at 125 West Main Street, branch established on 2007/07/11. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Somerset Trust Company: Ligonier Branch at 228 W. Main Street, branch established on 2011/10/31; Ligonier Storefront at 128 W Main Street, branch established on 2011/01/03. Info updated 2009/01/14: Bank assets: $715.4 mil, Deposits: $603.6 mil, headquarters in Somerset, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Somerset Trust Holding Company
  • BNY Mellon, National Association: Ligonier Branch at 121 East Main St., 2nd Floor, branch established on 2001/12/01. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $14,749.3 mil, Deposits: $11,797.5 mil, headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, The
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Ligonier Office Branch at 402 West Main Street, branch established on 1991/04/04. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • First Commonwealth Bank: Ligonier Valley Branch at 1506 Rt 30, branch established on 1969/09/10. Info updated 2010/11/23: Bank assets: $5,779.0 mil, Deposits: $4,511.6 mil, headquarters in Indiana, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: First Commonwealth Financial Corporation
  • Standard Bank, PaSB: Ligonier Office at 211 West Main St, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $436.8 mil, Deposits: $325.5 mil, headquarters in Murrysville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania: Ligonier Branch at 121 East Main Street, branch established on 1948/10/25. Info updated 2010/09/24: Bank assets: $32,316.9 mil, Deposits: $25,297.1 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, PA, positive income, 396 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Commercial Bank and Trust of PA: Ligonier Branch at 201 West Main, branch established on 1963/06/24. Info updated 2009/05/26: Bank assets: $401.0 mil, Deposits: $303.8 mil, headquarters in Latrobe, PA, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial National Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ligonier:

Marital status in Ligonier, PA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Ligonier:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Ligonier
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ligonier, PA (based on Westmoreland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic121,69160
Mainline Protestant67,009194
Evangelical Protestant26,600170
Orthodox2,03617
Black Protestant1,32011
Other1,16416
None145,349-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 54
Westmoreland County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Westmoreland County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
Here:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Westmoreland County:

6.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Westmoreland County:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Westmoreland County:

23.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

65.2%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ligonier:

67.2%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

26.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ligonier:

16.9%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ligonier:

7.4
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ligonier:

37.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

68.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ligonier:

82.6%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ligonier, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$18,929$56,7870$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,340$40,0800$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,691$56,2921$1,970
Financial Administration 1$4,368$52,4161$1,519
Totals for Government 7$31,329$53,7072$3,489

Ligonier government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $472,000 ($317.20)
    General - Other: $309,000 ($207.66)
    Regular Highways: $279,000 ($187.50)
    Police Protection: $279,000 ($187.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $56,000 ($37.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $56,000 ($37.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($7.39)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.34)

Ligonier government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $107,000 ($71.91)
    Other: $55,000 ($36.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $343,000 ($230.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $247,000 ($165.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($36.29)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($2.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $129,000 ($86.69)
  • Tax - Property: $423,000 ($284.27)
    Individual Income: $152,000 ($102.15)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $28,000 ($18.82)
    Public Utility License: $21,000 ($14.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $15,000 ($10.08)

Ligonier government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,000 ($26.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,000 ($18.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,000 ($8.74)

Ligonier government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,264,000 ($3537.63)
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Strongest AM radio stations in Ligonier:

  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYSN (1330 AM; 5 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQTW (1570 AM; 1 kW; LATROBE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WCNS (1480 AM; 1 kW; LATROBE, PA; Owner: LONGO MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAVL (910 AM; 5 kW; APOLLO, PA; Owner: EVANGEL HEIGHTS ASSEMBLY OF GOD)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ligonier:

  • WQEJ (89.7 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WFRJ (88.9 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKYE (95.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WQKK (92.1 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCCL (101.7 FM; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUZY (97.7 FM; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN,INC.)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WMTZ (96.5 FM; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • W294AE (106.7 FM; ALTOONA, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ligonier:

  • WNPA (Channel 19; JEANNETTE, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PITTSBURGH INC.)
  • WWCP-TV (Channel 8; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: PEAK MEDIA OF PA LICENSEE LLC)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLLS-LP (Channel 49; INDIANA, PA; Owner: LARRY L. SCHRECONGOST)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJAC-TV (Channel 6; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W56CG (Channel 56; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • Ligonier, Pennsylvania
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:6
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Pennsylvania average
  • Fatal accident count15665
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents23847
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6061
  • Fatalities17242
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39489
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1445
See more detailed statistics of Ligonier fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 276ft / 84.1mTotal length
  • $3,158,000Total costs
  • 61,908Total average daily traffic
  • 6,647Total average daily truck traffic
  • 85,391Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ligonier, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 122010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ligonier, PA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ligonier)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ligonier, PA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ligonier)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ligonier)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$130,0007$138,85718$115,0568$23,7503$157,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$165,0003$130,0001$67,0001$240,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$86,33312$123,7501$20,0002$142,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$300,0004$92,2501$5,0002$99,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$146,5001$20,0001$140,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8085.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$150,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$150,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8085.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ligonier, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ligonier, PA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 84. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 160 took place in 2008, and the least - 7 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ligonier, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.9%), and Other (29.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ligonier, PA
    • 51443.9%Structure Fires
    • 33929.0%Other
    • 20417.4%Outside Fires
    • 1139.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ligonier, PA
Most common first names in Ligonier, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary15082.7 years
John13675.1 years
William10375.5 years
George7777.1 years
Robert7672.7 years
Charles7378.6 years
Margaret7082.6 years
James6775.5 years
Elizabeth5484.7 years
Joseph5178.9 years
Most common last names in Ligonier, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3778.7 years
Nicely3276.9 years
Clark3175.5 years
Graham2779.3 years
Brant2579.5 years
Johnson1980.0 years
Jones1975.9 years
Miller1975.6 years
Frye1775.1 years
Carns1679.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ligonier, PA
  • 95.7%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ligonier, PA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 3.0%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ligonier compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 18 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John G. Shearer (5)
  • Samuel A. Marsh (5)
  • Richard B. Mcdowell (4)
  • Charles Lisle Conway (4)
  • Jeffrey J. Gronsky (4)
  • Linn R. Andras (3)
  • Timm A. Vanderelli (3)
  • Danial S. Jones (3)
  • Linn Andras (2)
  • Greg Puschnigg (2)

Total of 57 patent applications in 2008-2024.