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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    C
Seneca is a town in Illinois with a population of 2,596. Seneca is in LaSalle County. Living in Seneca offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Seneca tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Seneca are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$157,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$749
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    576.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    354.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,419.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    13%

Working in Seneca

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$67,264
National
$55,322
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Seneca Reviews

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Seneca is a town where literally everybody knows your name. It contains an amazingly-funded public school system that ensures a great education to those who seek it. Although the town lacks much business or excitement, its community is whole and its people are friendly.
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It may be a very small town, but I love it! Everyone knows everyone and we all look out for each other.
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