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

187

Population
Growth Rate

-0.75%

Median Age

55

Diversity Index

20.300

Housing & Income

Households

89

Total Housing Units

120


Owner Occupied

68

Renter Occupied

20

Vacant

31

Median Home Value

$176,000


Average Home Value

$490,714

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

-0.79%


Per Capita Income

3.35%

Income Projection

Median Household

$38,855 $47,733


Average Household

$76,611 $91,031


Per Capita

$34,961 $41,218

Workforce

Total Businesses

9

Total Employed

40

Workers 16+

81

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Some
High School

15

Graduated
High School

36

Associates
Degree

17

Bachelor's
Degree

21

Graduate
Degree

13

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

77

Non-Resident Commuters

3

Drive Alone

55

Carpooled

12

Public

0

Work At Home

7


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