For population 25 years and over in Seneca:
For population 15 years and over in Seneca village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $250 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rapid City, SD (185.6 miles , pop. 59,607).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (231.8 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (676.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Mullen, NE (3.3 miles ), Thedford, NE (3.7 miles ), Halsey, NE (5.5 miles) , Dunning, NE (6.3 miles) , Stapleton, NE (6.5 miles ), Gandy, NE (6.6 miles) , Hyannis, NE (6.9 miles ), Brewster, NE (7.1 miles) .
Latitude: 42.04 N, Longitude: 100.83 W
Area code: 308
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -27 (-34.6%).
Average climate in Seneca, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Seneca-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/18/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.3 miles away from the Seneca village center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.
On 6/4/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the village center caused $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Seneca-area historical earthquake activity is above Nebraska state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/1991 at 11:49:15, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.4 miles away from Seneca center
On 2/20/1993 at 13:08:10, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/25/1994 at 02:44:39, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/1990 at 00:06:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.1 miles away from Seneca center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Thomas County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seneca:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.4%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Seneca compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Seneca (based on Thomas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Seneca government finances in 2002(per resident):
8.59% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,636 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
10.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,222 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Strongest AM radio stations in Seneca:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: