Seneca, SC 29678 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29678: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Seneca, SC 29678

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 885
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,894
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 870
  • County: Oconee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.693, Longitude -82.941
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Seneca, SC 29678 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,659
Population in Households 23,380
Population in Familes 18,147
Population in Group Qrtrs 279
Population Density1 294
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 9,541
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 6,032
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,020 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,521 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,956 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $131,184
Average Home Value $173,322


Median Household Income $35,212
Average Household Income $50,746
Per Capita Income $20,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.78%
Households 0.86% 0.72%
Families 0.64% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Seneca, SC 29678 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29678 to the other 393 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 75 81st
Population Density1 # 115 71st
Diversity Index2 # 251 36th
Median Household Income # 267 32nd
Per Capita Income # 184 53rd

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