Seneca Oconee County, South Carolina

Seneca: City in South Carolina

About

Seneca is a city located in the county of Oconee in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,102. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,564 inhabitants.

Seneca Quick Facts

Population : 8,564 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Oconee County
Phone Area Codes : 864
Water as percent of area : 0.71%
Land as percent of area : 99.29%
Altitude : 965 feet / 294 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:21:30 (17th January 2022)
Postal code : 29672
Population growth : 5.39% (2010-2020)
Seneca locator map
Location of Seneca on South Carolina map.
Seneca Institute - Seneca Junior College Library image
Seneca Institute - Seneca Junior College Library
Seneca Institute - Seneca Junior College Library image

Geography

Seneca is located at 34°41'8"N 82°57'12"W (34.6856600, -82.9532000).

Seneca map

Demographics

The population of Seneca increased by 5.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,102 - census
2011 8,065 -0.46% estimation process
2012 8,075 0.12% estimation process
2013 8,092 0.21% estimation process
2014 8,165 0.89% estimation process
2015 8,196 0.38% estimation process
2016 8,255 0.71% estimation process
2017 8,342 1.04% estimation process
2018 8,468 1.49% estimation process
2019 8,533 0.76% estimation process
2020 8,564 0.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,321
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,913
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,363
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,906
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.7%
People over 65 (%) : 7.4%
Female persons, % : 32.5%
White only, percent : 86.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 41.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 50.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 632
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 16.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.5%

Seneca zip code is 29672. County name: Oconee, County fips: 45073

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $137,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,159
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $358
2015-2019 median gross rent : $690
2015-2019 Households : 1,748
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 45,178
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,445
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $41,995
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $13,226
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 210
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 61
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 98
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 62
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 140
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 181
2010 population per square mile : 1,563.4
2010 land area in square miles : 4.42

Schools in Seneca

College & universities near Seneca, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217882 Clemson University Clemson (SC) 29634

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Seneca, SC

Code Name Address Type
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL
TCA Toccoa 47 North Alexander St. RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL

Post offices near Seneca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Seneca Post Office Seneca (SC) 29678

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Oconee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Oconee County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Walhalla 4,460 City in Oconee County, South Carolina, United States of America
City of Walhalla 4,263 City in Oconee County, South Carolina, United States of America
Westminster 2,598 City in South Carolina
West Union 335 Town in South Carolina, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Seneca distances to largest South Carolina cities