The City of Seneca had a population of 8,346 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Seneca is located at latitude 34.6811 and longitude -82.9656 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Seneca (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 951 feet.
The City of Seneca (GNIS ID: 2405444) 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.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Seneca is located within Seneca Division of Oconee County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Seneca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Seneca: Seneca City.
|Population in Households||8,166|
|Population in Familes||6,403|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||180|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,285 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,117 (49.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,498 (35.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||671 (15.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$134,835|
|Average Home Value||$188,545|
|Median Household Income||$37,379|
|Average Household Income||$52,222|
|Per Capita Income||$22,457|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.58%|
|Per Capita Income||1.97%|
The table below compares Seneca to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina 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.
|Total Population||# 67||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 116||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 178||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 202||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 127||68th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.