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Ligonier

City of Ligonier

  •   State: 
    Indiana
      County: 
    Noble County
      City: 
    Ligonier
      County all: 
    Noble | Elkhart | LaGrange
      County FIPS: 
    18113 | 18039 | 18087
      Coordinates: 
    41°27′51″N 85°35′29″W
      Area total: 
    2.80 sq mi (7.26 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.80 sq mi (7.25 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    876 ft (267 m)
      Established: 
    1835
  •   Latitude: 
    41,4639
      Longitude: 
    -85,5883
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Kendallville, IN
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    46767
      GMAP: 

    Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana, United States

  •   Population: 
    4,568
      Population density: 
    1,630.85 residents per square mile of area (629.65/km²)
      Household income: 
    $36,686
      Households: 
    1,402
      Unemployment rate: 
    14.70%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    3.40%

Ligonier is a city in Perry Township, Noble County, in the U.S. state of Indiana. The population was 4,405 at the 2010 census. The Ahavas Shalom Reform Temple, Ligonier Historic District, and Jacob Straus House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1940, a post office mural was completed by Fay E. Davis as a work commissioned through the federal Section of Painting and Sculpture, later called the Section of Fine Arts, of the Treasury Department. The mural, Cutting Timber, depicts lumberjacks felling trees and removing them by oxcart. The city is located at 41°2751N 85°3529W (41.464247, -85.591258). The city has a total area of 2.31 square miles (5.98 km²), all land. The median age in the city was 28.5 years, with 31.0% under the age of 18, with 28.2% from 18 to 24, and 10.3% from 25 to 44. The average household size was 3.26, with 21.4% of all households made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. In the city, the median income for a family was $42,757, with the median age for a household of $31,596. The per capita income for the city is $23,938.

History

Ligonier was platted in 1835. The city was named after the Pennsylvanian borough of the same name. A post office has been in operation at Ligonier since 1848. The Ahavas Shalom Reform Temple and Jacob Straus House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1940, a post office mural was completed by Fay E. Davis as a work commissioned through the federal Section of Painting and Sculpture. The mural, Cutting Timber, depicts lumberjacks felling trees and removing them by oxcart. The post office is located in the historic district, which is also home to the Ahav as Shalom Temple, which was established in 1855. The Ligoniers are a part of the New Jersey Bay Area, which has been part of New Jersey since the mid-19th century. It is located on the Delaware River, which runs through the center of the city, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which passes through the town. The town has a population of about 2,000, with the majority of its residents living in the central part of town. It also has a number of historic buildings, such as the Jacob StraUS House, which dates back to the 17th century and is on the U.S. Census list of Registered Historic Structures. It was built in the 19th century as a center for the textile industry, and later became a hub for the manufacturing of paper and other paper products. It has also been the site of several other businesses, including a bank, a newspaper, and a bank.

Geography

Ligonier is located at 41°2751N 85°3529W (41.464247, -85.591258).According to the 2010 census, Ligonier has a total area of 2.31 square miles (5.98 km²), all land. The town has a population of 1,788. Ligoniers is located on the Atlantic seaboard of New England. It is the only town in New England to have a post office, which opened in 1881. The city's population was 1,856 in the 2010 Census. Ligonier is a part of the New England region of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It has a latitude of 41.3°N and a longitude of 85°W. It was founded in 1883. It lies on the eastern edge of the Atlantic Ocean, and is located near the town of Doylestown, on the east coast of the state of New Hampshire. The village's population is about 1,800. It also has a small section of the Canadian province of Quebec, where it is known as "Ligontier" or "Lagontier", after the town's first French-speaking residents. It's located on New England's eastern edge. It had a population 1,938 in the census of 2010, and has a length of 2,738.5 miles (3,839.5 km) and a width of 2 square miles (4.4 km).

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,405 people, 1,333 households, and 978 families living in the city. There were 1,550 housing units at an average density of 671.0 per square mile (259.1/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 69.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0,2% Native American, 26.6%. from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 51.5%. The median income for a household in theCity was $36,546, and the median income. for a family was $42,757. About 7.5% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.7. of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over. The average household size was 3.26 and the average family size was3.83. The median age in the City was 28.5 years. For every 100 females, there are 103.7 males. The city has a population density of 1,906.9 inhabitants per squaremile (736.3/km 2) The city's population was 4,357 in 2000, with 1,483 housing units. There are 1,390 households, out of which 39.3%. had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7%. were married couples living together, 12.6. had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder. with no wife present, and 26.8%. were non-families.

Education

Ligonier is serviced by the West Noble School Corporation which maintains four schools at two locations in and around Ligonier. West Noble Primary School serves students in Kindergarten & 1st Grade. WestNoble Middle School is located on the WNSC campus south of Ligonie on US-33. Westnoble High School is a high school for students grades 9-12. The town has a lending library, the Ligoniers Public Library. The library is located at 500 West Union Street in Ligoniest, New Hampshire. It is open to the public on Monday through Friday, except for school days. It has a collection of more than 2,000 books. The Ligonist Public Library is open on Monday and Friday, from 9am to 5pm. It also has a selection of books for children of all ages, including the library's own collection of books on the internet. The public library is also open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 10am to 6pm. The school day is on Thursday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, from 8am to 7pm, and on Sunday, from 7am to 9pm.

Newspaper

The Advance Leader, serving western Noble County, Ind., became part of KPC Media Group Inc. in May 1975. The first co-editors were David Kurtz and Grace Witwer Housholder. The editor and general manager today is Robert Buttgen, who joined KPC in 1996. The newspaper is published by K PC Media Group, with its website at kpcnews.com. The weekly Cromwell Advance, founded in 1912 by Forrest Robbins, was purchased from Jim and Greta Wallace, and the weekly Ligonier Leader,founded in 1880 by E.G. Thompson, were purchased from Norm Davis. The two mastheads were merged to form The Advance Leader on May 14, 1975, with the first issue published on May 13, 1975. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 or visit a local Samaritans branch, see www.samaritans.org for details. In the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255 or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/. For confidential. support in the UK, call 08457 909090 or visit the Samaritans on the London Street in London, England and Scotland on the “Other’s” side of the road, call ”The Samaritans” on  “The ‘Other” side of the road’.

Marshmallow Capital

According to the National Confectioners Association, Ligonier is the marshmallow capital of the world. The city is famous for its marshmallow confections. The town is also known for being a popular destination for the French film "La Marseillaise" The city has a population of around 2.5 million people. It is located in the French region of Liguria, in the south of France. The area is known as the "Marshmallow Capital of the World" by the confectioner's association.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana = 84. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 45. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Ligonier = 3.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 4,568 individuals with a median age of 31.6 age the population grows by 2.71% in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,630.85 residents per square mile of area (629.65/km²). There are average 3.13 people per household in the 1,402 households with an average household income of $36,686 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 14.70% of the available work force and has dropped -10.87% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 3.56%. The number of physicians in Ligonier per 100,000 population = 62.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Ligonier = 36.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 23.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 113. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 177. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 16.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana which are owned by the occupant = 59.62%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 46 years with median home cost = $98,900 and home appreciation of -1.24%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.51 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,079 per student. There are 17.5 students for each teacher in the school, 377 students for each Librarian and 660 students for each Counselor. 4.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 5.76% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.42% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Ligonier's population in Noble County, Indiana of 2,231 residents in 1900 has increased 2,05-fold to 4,568 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.64% female residents and 51.36% male residents live in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana.

    As of 2020 in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana are married and the remaining 43.89% are single population.

  • 19.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Ligonier require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    70.48% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 24.10% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.30% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana, 59.62% are owner-occupied homes, another 32.30% are rented apartments, and the remaining 8.08% are vacant.

  • The 28.50% of the population in Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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