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Ligonier, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Ligonier had a population of 4,503 as of July 1, 2016. Ligonier ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ligonier is located at latitude 41.465 and longitude -85.5946 in Noble County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ligonier (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Noble County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The City of Ligonier (GNIS ID: 2395706) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Ligonier is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Noble County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ligonier population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Ligonier, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,503
Population in Households 4,490
Population in Familes 3,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 1,950
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 1,356
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 1,022
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 920 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $85,291
Average Home Value $103,101


Median Household Income $42,284
Average Household Income $50,977
Per Capita Income $15,222
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.25%
Households 0.27% 0.26%
Families 0.71% 0.21%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ligonier, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ligonier to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 141 79th
Population Density1 # 133 81st
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 485 29th
Per Capita Income # 671 1st

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