Seneca

Seneca is situated on the Silvies River, Seneca is in Bear Valley at the northern edge of the Great Basin. People often visit Seneca to play golf at the Bear Valley Meadows Golf Course, built by the city and community in 1996. This pasture course offers annual memberships and an honor box for paying green fees. 

Seneca experiences the coolest weather in Grant County, Oregon and has the distinction of the coldest official temperature recorded in the Oregon: 54 degrees below zero. The main industries in Seneca are ranching and timber production.

Historically, Seneca began growing in the 1920’s as a company town for the Edward Hines Lumber Company, boasting a sawmill and the northern terminus of a (now-vacated) railroad track which extended south to Burns, Oregon.

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Seneca

Population

Total Population

195

Population
Growth Rate

-0.18%

Median Age

56

Diversity Index

20.400

Housing & Income

Households

94

Total Housing Units

128


Owner Occupied

73

Renter Occupied

22

Vacant

34

Median Home Value

$241,667


Average Home Value

$453,425

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.09%


Per Capita Income

2.26%

Income Projection

Median Household

$53,046 $55,544


Average Household

$67,666 $74,515


Per Capita

$31,276 $34,980

Workforce

Total Businesses

8

Total Employed

27

Workers 16+

110

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

13

2021 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

7

2021 Agric/Forestry/Fish/Hunt

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

3

2021 Gas Stations - Businesses

N

Businesses

1

Employed

2

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

2

2021 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

7

Graduated
High School

39

Associates
Degree

17

Bachelor's
Degree

16

Graduate
Degree

16

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

106

Non-Resident Commuters

2

Drive Alone

78

Carpooled

7

Public

0

Work At Home

10