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People

Total Population 1,819
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 864
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.2%
Median Earnings25+ $32,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,042
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,047

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,750
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 41.4%
Median Gross Rent $418
Median House Value $91,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 7.8%

Seneca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles N of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Nemaha
Standard Zip Codes 66538
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.834
Longitude -96.063

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 CENTRALIA
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station MARYSVILLE
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kelly (66538)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Axtell 411 $60,625
Bern 186 $56,094
Centralia 524 $56,875
Corning 143 $41,250
Goff 120 $28,750
Sabetha 2,562 $65,294

Seneca Public Libraries

Library
Seneca Free Library
606 MAIN STREET
Seneca, Kansas
(785) 336-2377
Library Web Site

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Seneca Hospitals

NEMAHA VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1600 COMMUNITY DR
(785) 336-6181
Emergency Service: Yes

Nemaha Valley Community Hospital
(VA)
1600 Community Drive
(785) 336-6181 ext. 162
Emergency Service:

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Seneca High Schools

NEMAHA VALLEY HIGH
214 N 11TH
785-336-3557
Serves 206 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

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