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

156

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

56

Diversity Index

22.700

Housing & Income

Households

78

Total Housing Units

117


Owner Occupied

62

Renter Occupied

16

Vacant

39

Median Home Value

$250,000


Average Home Value

$400,806

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.37%

Income Projection

Median Household

$55,187 $62,662


Average Household

$78,630 $91,023


Per Capita

$35,260 $41,617

Workforce

Total Businesses

9

Total Employed

27

Workers 16+

94

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

13

2022 Public Administration

cp-industries

Businesses

2

Employed

7

2022 Agric/Forestry/Fish/Hunt

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

3

2022 Gas Stations - Businesses

N

Businesses

1

Employed

2

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

2

2022 Transportation/Warehouse

cp-industries

Businesses

1

Employed

1

Some
High School

5

Graduated
High School

32

Associates
Degree

15

Bachelor's
Degree

14

Graduate
Degree

14

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

90

Non-Resident Commuters

2

Drive Alone

70

Carpooled

9

Public

0

Work At Home

0