Seneca is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,043 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Seneca is the 774th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seneca is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seneca is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seneca who work in office and administrative support (19.47%), sales jobs (12.04%), and food service (11.33%).
Also of interest is that Seneca has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Seneca is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Seneca’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Seneca is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Seneca is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.78% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Seneca in 2010 was $24,445, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,780 for a family of four.
The people who call Seneca home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seneca residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Seneca include Irish, Polish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Seneca is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Polish.