Seneca is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,279 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Seneca is the 54th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities 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 city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Seneca who work in office and administrative support (13.35%), food service (12.32%), and management occupations (8.97%).
The percentage of people in Seneca who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.63% of adults in Seneca have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Seneca in 2010 was $23,467, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,868 for a family of four. However, Seneca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Seneca is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Seneca include Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Seneca is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.