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Population in 2012: 8,098 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.8%
 

Males: 3,699  (45.7%)
Females: 4,399  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29678.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,110 (it was $32,643 in 2000)
Seneca:

$33,110
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,910

Seneca city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,904 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Seneca:

$125,904
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $151,369; Detached houses: $162,048; Townhouses or other attached units: $129,384; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,617; Mobile homes: $34,981; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $92,066

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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  • White alone - 4,954 (61.2%)
  • Black alone - 2,133 (26.4%)
  • Hispanic - 660 (8.2%)
  • Two or more races - 221 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 79 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (0.6%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seneca: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (8.6%), Irish (8.2%), United States (8.0%), English (7.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.7%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 7.06 square miles.

Population density: 1,148 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Seneca:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seneca city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 41.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

458 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This city:  5.7%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Seneca, South Carolina as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Seneca to the number of sex offenders is 180 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $786 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $523 (0.5%)

Seneca satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (34.2 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (104.6 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (557.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Utica, SC (1.3 miles ), Newry, SC (2.0 miles) , West Union, SC (2.7 miles ), Clemson, SC (2.8 miles ), Westminster, SC (2.8 miles ), Walhalla, SC (2.9 miles ), Oakway, SC (3.1 miles) , Pendleton, SC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2006: 114 buildings, average cost: $118,700
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 82.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,229 (+27.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 917 (27.5%)

Area code: 864

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Crime rates in Seneca by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000000
per 100,000 0.00.012.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 312563941
per 100,000 38.312.725.762.074.237.1114.648.812.2
Robberies 6613141385118
per 100,000 76.676.2167.4173.6160.899.163.7134.297.6
Assaults 523862797759486154
per 100,000 663.8482.9798.1979.4952.3730.6611.3744.3659.0
Burglaries 5770819511067638163
per 100,000 727.6889.61042.71177.81360.4829.6802.3988.3768.9
Thefts 379374407410325441251276212
per 100,000 4837.94752.85239.45083.14019.35460.63196.63367.52587.3
Auto thefts 22251834273352022
per 100,000 280.8317.7231.7421.5333.9408.663.7244.0268.5
Arson 020011531
per 100,000 0.025.40.00.012.412.463.736.612.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 461.0414.3566.7627.5590.6523.5429.3459.2355.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.27
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Seneca, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Seneca-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Seneca city center injured 37 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.7 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seneca-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Seneca center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Seneca center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oconee County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: John Edwards - (born 1953), politician, Willie Aikens - Baseball player, Britt Reames - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Aug 19, 1973), David L. Thomas - Politician, John Wilson (soccer) - Soccer player, Lewis G. Watkins - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Marv Rackley - Former professional baseball player, Clarence Kay - Football player, John Wilson - Major League Soccer player (DC United, born: Oct 26, 1977), Merl Code - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Seneca: Lewis G. Watkins.


Hospitals/medical centers in Seneca:

  • FMC OCONEE DIALYSIS CLINIC INC (Dialysis Facility, 685 S OAK STREET)
  • OMH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 298 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 298 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
  • OMH HOSPICE OF THE FOOTHILLS (Hospital, 390 KEOWEE SCHOOL ROAD)
  • LILA DOYLE AT OCONEE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 101 LILA DOYLE DRIVE)
  • OCONEE GERIATRIC CENTER INC (Nursing Home, PO BOX 189)
  • SENECA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 140 TOKEENA RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Seneca, SC

Airports and other landing facilities located in Seneca:


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Amtrak station near Seneca:

  • 7 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Oconee 1. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Bechtel Corp.The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Duke Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 846 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 04/1973. Commercial start: 07/1973..
  • Oconee 2. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Bechtel Corp.The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Duke Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 846 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 11/1973. Commercial start: 09/1974..
  • Oconee 3. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Bechtel Corp.The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Duke Power Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 846 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 09/1974. Commercial start: 12/1974..

Local government website: www.seneca.sc.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seneca:

  • Clemson University (about 8 miles; Clemson, SC; Full-time enrollment: 16,837)
  • Tri-County Technical College (about 10 miles; Pendleton, SC; FT enrollment: 4,064)
  • Southern Wesleyan University (about 11 miles; Central, SC; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Bob Jones University (about 34 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,701)
  • Furman University (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 35 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 6,910)
  • Western Carolina University (about 46 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 6,852)

Private high school in Seneca:

  • OCONEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 224; Location: 150 HIS WAY CIR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Seneca:

Private elementary/middle school in Seneca:

  • TRINITY BAPTIST PRESCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 210 W SOUTH 6TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
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Notable locations in Seneca: Seneca City Hall (A), Oconee County Rural Fire Department Seneca (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Southgate Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Seneca include: Williams Street Church of Christ (A), Trinity Baptist Church (B), Seneca Presbyterian Church (C), Seneca Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Seneca Baptist Church (E), Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Mount Zion Holiness Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), Episcopal Church of the Ascension (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Grove Cemetery (1), Mount View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Nickols Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Seneca: Seneca Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Lunney Museum (211 West South 1st Street), Alexander Ralph Inc - Jack Shadwick (Amusement & Theme Parks; 405 East North 1st Street), The Grading Company Coin Mach (405 East North 1st Street).

Hotels: Jameson Inn Seneca (Sj) (226 Hitec Road), Best Western Seneca Inn (511 By Passage 123), Budget Motel (1003 East North 1st Street), Jameson Inn (226 Hitec Road), Executive Inn of Seneca (299 By Passage 123), Days Inn (11015 North Radio Station Road).

 
Oconee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

28.3
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.450. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.450
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.67. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.67
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Seneca and their reported violations in the past:

SENECA CITY OF (Population served: 27962, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.7%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Black residents, 45.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.7% for American Indian residents, 86.8% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.3%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seneca, SC

110 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
29 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Seneca compared to South Carolina state average:

Seneca, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Seneca (2011 data):

  • Community First Bank, Inc.: Seneca Branch at 1600 Sandifer Boulevard, branch established on 1992/09/25; North Seneca Branch at 449 Highway 123 Bypass, branch established on 2006/04/17. Info updated 2011/12/15: Bank assets: $519.2 mil, Deposits: $466.3 mil, headquarters in Walhalla, SC, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancorporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Seneca Branch 779 at 1439 Sandifer Blvd, branch established on 1921/01/01; Seneca Bi-Lo Branch at 115 Rochester Highway, branch established on 2001/11/02. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Seneca National Bank: Courier Service at 201 Bypass 123, branch established on 2010/02/03; at 201 Bypass 123, branch established on 1999/02/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.6 mil, Deposits: $69.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association: 813-123 By-Pass Branch at 813-123 By-Pass, branch established on 1986/06/30; Oconee Federal Savings And Loan Asso at 115 East North 2nd Street, branch established on 1924/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $375.7 mil, Deposits: $299.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Seneca Branch at 1007 Bypass 123, branch established on 2003/04/01. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Blue Ridge Bank: Bountyland Road Branch at Bountyland Rd, branch established on 2009/02/23. Info updated 2009/04/06: Bank assets: $102.0 mil, Deposits: $91.8 mil, headquarters in Walhalla, SC, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Blue Ridge Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Seneca Branch at 301 East Main Street, branch established on 1935/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Highway 123 Branch at 1313 Sandifer Blvd., branch established on 1982/10/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Palmetto Bank: Seneca Branch at 1094 Highway 123 Bypass, branch established on 2002/03/18. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seneca, South Carolina:

  • Days Inn, 11015 N Radio Station Rd, Seneca, SC 29678 , Phone: (864) 885-0710, Fax: (864) 885-0710
  • Quality Inn, 226 Hi Tec Rd, Seneca, SC 29678 , Phone: (864) 888-8300, Fax: (864) 888-0395
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 1011 East N 1st St, Seneca, SC 29678 , Phone: (864) 482-2900, Fax: (864) 482-2901
  • Best Western Executive Inn, 511 Hwy 123 Byp, Seneca, SC 29678 , Phone: (864) 886-9646, Fax: (864) 888-3612
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seneca, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Seneca travel time to work - commute


Seneca mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Seneca city (based on Oconee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.36%
Here59.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents68.2%7.1%6.4%4.7%3.1%
Congregations49.6%9.4%12.2%1.4%4.3%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents2.1%1.6%1.3%0.9%4.5%
Congregations4.3%0.7%1.4%5.8%10.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Oconee County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Oconee County:

1.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Oconee County:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Oconee County:

28.6%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.7%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,637$37,9110$0
Other Government Administration 9$45,533$60,71114$8,558
Judicial and Legal 3$10,401$41,6040$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$106,253$41,1300$0
Police - Other 9$26,880$35,8400$0
Firefighters 16$53,491$40,1180$0
Streets and Highways 22$55,699$30,3810$0
Health 1$3,253$39,0360$0
Solid Waste Management 8$24,428$36,6423$5,340
Sewerage 4$18,696$56,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 6$19,966$39,9323$810
Water Supply 17$63,691$44,9580$0
Electric Power 9$48,353$64,4710$0
Other and Unallocable 20$61,014$36,6080$0
Totals for Government 159$550,295$41,53220$14,708

Seneca government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,302,000 ($160.78)
    Financial Administration: $44,000 ($5.43)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($2.84)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($2.35)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,748,000 ($1080.27)
    Central Staff Services: $4,380,000 ($540.87)
    Water Utilities: $4,169,000 ($514.82)
    Police Protection: $1,785,000 ($220.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,365,000 ($168.56)
    General - Other: $968,000 ($119.54)
    Fire Protection: $802,000 ($99.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $539,000 ($66.56)
    Financial Administration: $495,000 ($61.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $477,000 ($58.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $161,000 ($19.88)
    Parking Facilities: $149,000 ($18.40)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($8.77)
    Housing & Community Development: $18,000 ($2.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $280,000 ($34.58)
    Fire Protection: $198,000 ($24.45)
    Regular Highways: $139,000 ($17.16)
    Police Protection: $81,000 ($10.00)
    Central Staff: $74,000 ($9.14)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($2.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($1.36)
    Electric Utilities: $6,000 ($0.74)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($0.37)
    Judicial: $2,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,007,000 ($865.28)

Seneca government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $603,000 ($74.46)
    All Other: $131,000 ($16.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $86,000 ($10.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($0.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $153,000 ($18.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,425,000 ($299.46)
    Interest Earnings: $327,000 ($40.38)
    Property Sale Other: $73,000 ($9.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,311,000 ($1396.76)
    Water Utilities: $4,696,000 ($579.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $500,000 ($61.74)
    General Support: $351,000 ($43.34)
    All Other: $16,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,063,000 ($131.27)
    NEC: $930,000 ($114.84)
    Public Utilities: $240,000 ($29.64)

Seneca government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,002,000 ($1358.61)

6.01% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($162 average AGI)
Oconee County:

0.05%
South Carolina average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Pickens County, SC  0.80% ($41,223 average AGI)
from Anderson County, SC  0.58% ($28,214)
from Greenville County, SC  0.33% ($69,341)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pickens County, SC  0.87% ($34,645 average AGI)
to Anderson County, SC  0.81% ($33,254)
to Greenville County, SC  0.43% ($47,944)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seneca:

  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WTBI (1540 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PICKENS, SC; Owner: TABERNACLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • WRIX (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HOMELAND PARK, SC; Owner: AM 1020 INCORPORATED)
  • WANS (1280 AM; 5 kW; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: FM 103 INC.)
  • WAHT (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLEMSON, SC)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELP (1360 AM; 5 kW; EASLEY, SC)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLET (1420 AM; 5 kW; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seneca:

  • WHZT (98.1 FM; SENECA, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJMZ-FM (107.3 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBN (104.1 FM; CLAYTON, GA; Owner: SUTTON RADIOCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W269AY (101.7 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSBF-FM (88.1 FM; CLEMSON, SC; Owner: CLEMSON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WHLC (104.5 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFQS (91.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W277AL (103.3 FM; HIGHLANDS, NC; Owner: CHARISMA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seneca:

  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W22AC (Channel 22; HARTWELL & ROYSTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNEG-TV (Channel 32; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Seneca, South Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 39
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 42
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 98
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6
South Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 90
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 137
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 98
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 229
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Seneca fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 55,450
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,093

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seneca)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 146 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Seneca, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 169 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seneca)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Seneca)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 142
  • Hazardous Condition: 45
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 13

Incident types - Seneca


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seneca, SC

Most common first names in Seneca, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James26471.0 years
William18572.3 years
John15776.2 years
Mary15676.4 years
Robert10470.9 years
Charles9669.7 years
George8075.8 years
Thomas7071.3 years
Annie6176.8 years
Willie5274.4 years
Most common last names in Seneca, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith15473.7 years
Williams9175.4 years
Brown7075.0 years
Moore6273.3 years
Jones5773.7 years
Martin5677.1 years
Sanders5577.2 years
Johnson5471.5 years
Cox4774.0 years
Grant4568.8 years
Businesses in Seneca, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance1
AutoZone1Nike2
Bath & Body Works1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Ryan's Grill1
CVS2SAS Shoes1
Chick-Fil-A1Sears1
Curves1Staples1
DHL1Subway2
Decora Cabinetry2T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx5True Value1
GNC1U-Haul3
H&R Block2UPS9
Hardee's1Verizon Wireless2
Home Depot1Waffle House1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Seneca, SC

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Total of 163 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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