Seneca, SC

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Living in Seneca

Seneca is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,533 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seneca who work in sales jobs (15.91%), office and administrative support (14.53%), and food service (8.87%).

The overall education level of Seneca is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.75% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Seneca in 2018 was $27,327, 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 $109,308 for a family of four. However, Seneca contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Seneca is a very 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

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