Seneca, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 2,039 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 958  (47.0%)
Females: 1,081  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

50.8 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66538.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,455 (it was $31,288 in 2000)
Seneca:

$43,455
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,044 (it was $19,076 in 2000)

Seneca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $134,796 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Seneca:

$134,796
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $143,099; detached houses: $144,564; townhouses or other attached units: $221,342; mobile homes: $16,109

Median gross rent in 2017: $484.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seneca: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seneca, KS (2010)
    • 1,95798.3%White alone
    • 130.7%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 70.4%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone

Races in Seneca detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Seneca, Kansas as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seneca is 225 to 1.


Crime rates in Seneca by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2013

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(96.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(247.9)
1
(50.3)
1
(49.9)
2
(97.3)
10
(489.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(576.1)
9
(438.2)
9
(446.2)
6
(301.5)
3
(149.6)
17
(826.8)
4
(195.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(1,296)
18
(876.3)
29
(1,438)
22
(1,106)
8
(399.0)
48
(2,335)
28
(1,370)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.2)
3
(150.8)
1
(49.9)
1
(48.6)
5
(244.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)164.265.7146.3127.640.4174.6185.9

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Crime rate in Seneca detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (57.6%), American (16.3%), Irish (2.7%), English (2.6%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1131 feet

Land area: 1.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,321 people per square mile   (low).

Seneca, Kansas map

40 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,568 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,689 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (58.6 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (74.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (460.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Baileyville, KS (2.5 miles),
Oneida, KS (2.7 miles),
Centralia, KS (2.9 miles ),
Bern, KS (3.2 miles ),
Axtell, KS (3.2 miles ),
Corning, KS (3.5 miles),
Vermillion, KS (3.6 miles),
Du Bois, NE (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 96.07 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Seneca, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Seneca, KS in 2017
Seneca satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $266,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $343,700
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $333,300
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $370,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Seneca, KS residents
Average permit cost in Seneca, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Seneca, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Seneca, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Seneca, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Seneca-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Seneca city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seneca-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.5 miles away from Seneca center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Seneca center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 448.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 398.7 miles away from Seneca center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 249.6 miles away from Seneca center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nemaha County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seneca topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Seneca:

  • NEMAHA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1600 COMMUNITY DR)
  • COUNTRY VIEW ESTATES (512 COMMUNITY DRIVE)
  • CRESTVIEW MANOR NURSING HOME (808 N 8TH ST)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF SENECA (512 COMMUNITY DR)

Airports located in Seneca:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seneca:

  • Highland Community College (about 43 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Kansas State University (about 53 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Washburn University (about 59 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 69 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 73 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 74 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • University of Kansas (about 75 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)

Public high school in Seneca:

  • NEMAHA CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 214 N. 11TH, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Seneca:

  • NEMAHA CENTRAL ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 110 N. 11TH, Grades: PK-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Seneca:

  • STS PETER & PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 409 ELK ST, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Seneca:

  • SENECA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $122,265; Location: 606 MAIN STREET; 21,947 books; 1,731 audio materials; 3,666 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seneca: Spring Creek Golf Club (A), Blair Grain Elevator (B), Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B - Nemaha (C), Nemaha County Sheriff's Department (D), Seneca Police Department (E), Nemaha County Courthouse (F), Seneca City Fire Department (G), Nemaha County Sheriff's Department Jail (H), Seneca Emergency Medical Services (I), Seneca Free Library (J), Nemaha County Historical Museum (K), Seneca City Hall (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seneca include: Seneca United Methodist Church (A), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Pearson's Village Motel (Highway 36 & 8), Seneca Motel (Highway 36 West), Starlite Motel (410 North Street).

Court: Nemaha-County - Clerk Of District Court- Court Systems- District Judge (607 Nemaha Street).

Birthplace of: John Riggins - Football player, Edward White (Medal of Honor) - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Nemaha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.1 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.1%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.2%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Seneca in 2010:

  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Seneca in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Seneca (2011 data):

  • United Bank & Trust: Drive-In Facility at 602 North Street, branch established on 1982/04/15; Seneca Branch at 502 Main Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $503.4 mil, Deposits: $384.3 mil, headquarters in Marysville, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Ubt Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Centralia: Seneca Branch at 906 North St., branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/03/03: Bank assets: $105.9 mil, Deposits: $80.2 mil, headquarters in Centralia, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Centralia Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Baileyville State Bank: at 611 North Second Street, branch established on 1894/12/13. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $35.9 mil, Deposits: $30.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Baileyville Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community National Bank: at 305 Main Street, branch established on 1984/10/04. Info updated 2011/09/20: Bank assets: $231.5 mil, Deposits: $195.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Seneca:

Marital status in Seneca, KS
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Seneca:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Seneca
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Seneca, KS (based on Nemaha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1667
Evangelical Protestant1,93711
Mainline Protestant1,49910
Black Protestant1251
Other1-
None2,450-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Nemaha County:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Nemaha County:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nemaha County:

22.1%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seneca:

47.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.1%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Seneca:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.3%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Seneca:

72.5%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seneca, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,494$40,4821$295
Electric Power 3$10,985$43,9400$0
Water Supply 3$10,230$40,9200$0
Streets and Highways 3$10,230$40,9200$0
Financial Administration 2$8,673$52,0382$2,513
Parks and Recreation 2$6,636$39,8160$0
Sewerage 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,620
Totals for Government 18$62,522$41,68111$4,728

Seneca government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,755,000 ($1351.15)
    Police Protection: $237,000 ($116.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($63.76)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($28.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($6.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($49.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $875,000 ($429.13)

Seneca government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $132,000 ($64.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($64.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $22,000 ($10.79)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,905,000 ($1424.72)
    Water Utilities: $418,000 ($205.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000 ($25.99)
    General Local Government Support: $18,000 ($8.83)
  • Tax - Property: $464,000 ($227.56)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $203,000 ($99.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.49)

Seneca government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,095,000 ($2008.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,710,000 ($1819.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $385,000 ($188.82)

3.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.
Businesses in Seneca, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1U.S. Cellular1
SAS Shoes1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seneca:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seneca:

  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Seneca: Edward White.

Seneca fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Seneca fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2005 09:57 PM, Us-36, Sr-63, Lat: 39.841340, Lon: -96.058570, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Nov 18, 2003 04:00 PM, Us-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2002 10:30 PM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 1, 2001 04:15 PM, Us-36, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 18, 1976 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
May 18, 1975 06:25 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $3,921,000Total costs
  • 12,996Total average daily traffic
  • 1,675Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,698Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Seneca, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Seneca, KS

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fires - 30 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Seneca, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.0%), and Structure Fires (22.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Seneca, KS
    • 15454.0%Outside Fires
    • 6322.1%Structure Fires
    • 4415.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 248.4%Other
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Most common first names in Seneca, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4785.6 years
Frank3380.2 years
John2979.6 years
George2785.2 years
Joseph2682.3 years
William2377.0 years
Henry2381.1 years
Rose2284.6 years
Anna2282.9 years
Elizabeth2291.0 years
Most common last names in Seneca, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stallbaumer3877.5 years
Holthaus2583.8 years
Olberding2480.7 years
Haug2386.5 years
Haverkamp2278.2 years
Kramer2178.3 years
Huerter1976.2 years
Wichman1879.5 years
Osterhaus1675.4 years
Ronnebaum1480.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seneca, KS
  • 92.0%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seneca, KS
  • 56.5%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 5.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Seneca compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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