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People

Total Population 2,521
Male Share of the Population 57.6%
Female Share of the Population 42.4%
Senior Citizens 12.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,137
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,750
% Above Poverty Level 84%
% Below Poverty Level 16%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $728
Median House Value $156,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 29.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Seneca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Joliet, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County La Salle
Standard Zip Codes 61360
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.311
Longitude -88.609

Seneca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GEBHARD WOODS STATE PARK
Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station DWIGHT
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.4 inches
Station JOLIET BRANDON RD DAM
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Seneca, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Stavanger (61360)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Seneca Public Libraries

Library
Seneca P.l.d.
210 NORTH MAIN STREET
Seneca, Illinois
(815) 357-6566

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Seneca High Schools

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SENECA HIGH SCHOOL
PO BOX 20
815-357-5000
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 490 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

CIRCUIT BREAKER SCHOOL
226 E SCOTT ST
815-357-6633
A Special Education School
Serves 33 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.5

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