Seneca, PA


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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 (13.89%), sales jobs (12.25%), and food service (9.97%).

Because of many things, Seneca is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Seneca really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Seneca perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One of the benefits of Seneca is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.70 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

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: 26.67% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Seneca in 2010 was $23,651, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,604 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 English.

The most common language spoken in Seneca is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Polish.

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