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People

Total Population 2,006
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 932
Age of the Population 49

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,250
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 43.5%
Median Gross Rent $427
Median House Value $103,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 9.7%

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

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 401 $73,750
Bern 192 $56,563
Centralia 550 $48,750
Corning 151 $0
Goff 111 $33,125
Sabetha 2,557 $64,722

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

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
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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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