Seneca LaSalle County, Illinois

Seneca: Village in Illinois

About

Seneca is a village located in the county of LaSalle in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,371 and a population density of 339 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,179 inhabitants.

The village was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Seneca Quick Facts

Population : 2,179 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : LaSalle County
Area : 6.99 km2
Altitude : 1,650 feet / 503 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (168 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:25:14 (16th January 2022)
Postal code : 61360
Density : 312 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.81% (2010-2020)
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Location of Seneca on Illinois map.
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Geography

Seneca is located at 41°18'40"N 88°36'35"W (41.3111400, -88.6097900).

Seneca map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Seneca decreased by 8.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,371 - census
2011 2,347 -1.02% estimation process
2012 2,329 -0.77% estimation process
2013 2,307 -0.95% estimation process
2014 2,294 -0.57% estimation process
2015 2,280 -0.61% estimation process
2016 2,269 -0.48% estimation process
2017 2,257 -0.53% estimation process
2018 2,250 -0.31% estimation process
2019 2,251 0.04% estimation process
2020 2,179 -3.3% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 53,856
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 51,214
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 52,590
April 1, 2010 Population : 51,199
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.3%
People over 65 (%) : 10.2%
Female persons, % : 49.1%
White only, percent : 50.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 3.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 81.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 15.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,104
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 36.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.2%

Seneca zip code is 61360. County name: LaSalle, County fips: 17099

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $464,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,096
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $497
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,409
2015-2019 Households : 14,717
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.63
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 72,896
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 350,249
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 353,754
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,233,311
2012 total retail sales per capita : $43,047
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,470
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,869
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,147
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,584
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,169
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,870
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,040
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 162
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,736
2010 population per square mile : 7,656.6
2010 land area in square miles : 6.69
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $299,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,958
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $619
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,458
2015-2019 Households : 41,263
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.38
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 95,104
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 209,521
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,659,505
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,891
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $70,669
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,697
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 17,168
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,713
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,136
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 14,729
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,040
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,193
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 15,712
2010 population per square mile : 4,134.1
2010 land area in square miles : 29.52
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $75,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $949
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $345
2015-2019 median gross rent : $714
2015-2019 Households : 4,161
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 74.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,190
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 193,204
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 760,126
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 412,917
2012 total retail sales per capita : $39,431
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $26,881
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $16,292
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,051
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 434
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 380
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 378
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 566
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 111
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 827
2010 population per square mile : 1,235.3
2010 land area in square miles : 8.55
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 38.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $119,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,147
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $344
2015-2019 median gross rent : $716
2015-2019 Households : 5,906
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 70.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,418
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 523,734
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,414
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,316
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,775
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,842
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 920
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 757
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 636
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,064
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 140
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,547
2010 population per square mile : 1,309.1
2010 land area in square miles : 12.49

Schools in Seneca

College & universities near Seneca, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145831 Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby (IL) 61348-9692
146296 Joliet Junior College Joliet (IL) 60431-8938
462345 The Salon Professional Academy-Shorewood Shorewood (IL) 60404-8789
146454 Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Peru PERU (IL) 61354-1450
148098 Professional's Choice Hair Design Academy Joliet (IL) 60435

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Seneca, IL

Code Name Address Type
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
JOL Joliet Transportation Center 50 East Jefferson Street RAIL

Post offices near Seneca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Seneca Post Office Seneca (IL) 61360

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in LaSalle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in LaSalle County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Ottawa 18,097 City in Illinois, United States
Streator 12,933 City in Illinois
Peru 9,612 City in Illinois, United States
La Salle 9,609 City in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States
Mendota 6,904 Township in LaSalle County, Illinois
Northville 6,753 Township in LaSalle County, Illinois
Marseilles 4,778 City in LaSalle County, Illinois
Deer Park 4,199 Village in United States of America
Oglesby 3,526 City in LaSalle Co.
Sheridan 2,515 Village in Illinois, United States
Utica 1,988 Village also known as Utica, in LaSalle County, Illinois
Earlville 1,570 City in Delaware County, Iowa, United States of America
Garfield 1,483 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Serena 1,088 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Leland 902 Village in Illinois, United States
Farm Ridge 858 Township in LaSalle County, Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Seneca distances to largest Illinois cities