Seneca, SC Population

Population: 7,652. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,962 (+4.1% change)
Males: 3,572 (46.7%), Females: 4,080 (53.3%)

Oconee County

Zip codes: 29672, 29678.

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $32,643
Median house value: $90,700

Races in Seneca:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.5%)
  • Black (33.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (12.3%), United States (12.1%), German (8.4%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Scottish (3.4%).

Elevation: 950 feet

Land area: 7.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Seneca

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seneca city

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

2.0% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Seneca:

  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (298 MEMORIAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Seneca:

  • PATRICK B HARRIS PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; ANDERSON, SC)
  • HART COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; HARTWELL, GA)
  • CANNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; PICKENS, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seneca:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 23 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 41 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 53 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seneca:

  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 6 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 20 miles; PICKENS, SC; Abbreviation: LQK)
  • TOCCOA RG LETOURNEAU FIELD (about 24 miles; TOCCOA, GA; Abbreviation: TOC)
Amtrak station near Seneca:

  • 9 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seneca:

  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 59 miles; ATHENS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 28,464)

Schools

Public high schools in Seneca:

  • SENECA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,015; Location: 100 BOBCAT ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FRED P. HAMILTON CAREER CTR (Location: 100 VOCATIONAL DRIVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Seneca:

  • OCONEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 226; Location: 1926-B BLUE RIDGE BLVD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seneca:

  • SENECA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 911; Location: 810 W S 4TH STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RAVENEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 531; Location: 1700 DAVIS CREEK RD.; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CODE ELEMENTARY (Students: 454; Location: 315 HOLLAND STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KELLETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 500 ADAMS STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: 710 NORTH TOWNVILLE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • KEOWEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 300; Location: 7051 KEOWEE SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Seneca:

  • TRINITY BAPTIST PRESCHOOL (Students: 67; Location: 210 W SOUTH 6TH ST; Grades: PK – KG)

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