Seneca, South Carolina

Population 8,092

Seneca is located in Oconee County, SC. The population is 8,092, making Seneca the largest city in Oconee County.

There are 7 public schools in Seneca with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Seneca is high , and there are 100 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Seneca is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Seneca property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Seneca include Utica, Newry and West Union.

Seneca Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 59%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 24.8%

Crime Rate

21.98% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 246
  • Violent Crimes: 587
  • Robbery: 59
  • Burglary: 469
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

87.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 100 offenders in Seneca
  • 123.58 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

40 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 11
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 26


Moderate 3.1%
  • South Carolina unemployment average: 3.2%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 7 K-12 public schools in Seneca, SC and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Seneca's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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3 Private Schools

Oconee Christian Academy

Seneca Baptist Church Kindergarten

Trinity Baptist Preschool

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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100 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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10 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Seneca, SC issued 10 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Seneca, SC issued 61 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 61 permits, 13 were issued for single family homes and 48 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $660
  • 1 Bedroom: $750
  • 2 Bedrooms: $850
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,130
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,410

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Environmental Hazards

40 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Seneca, SC has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Seneca, SC is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.57 Average
    Seneca, SC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.22°
  • February 47.48°
  • March 55.22°
  • April 63.95°
  • May 71.6°
  • June 79.81°
  • July 82.03°
  • August 81.42°
  • September 74.75°
  • October 63.53°
  • November 54.02°
  • December 47.27°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Seneca, SC

Seneca, SC has a low risk of earthquakes.
Seneca, SC has no risk of hurricanes.
Seneca, SC has a high risk of hail storms.
Seneca, SC has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Seneca, SC: $35,236


Unemployment in Seneca is 3.1%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.2% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 48.22%
White Collar - 51.78%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nikki R. Haley
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham
  • Sen. Tim Scott

City Representatives

  • Jeff Duncan

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

21 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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