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Seneca is a township in McHenry County, in the Chicago metro area.

The township was named for the Seneca Indians in New York State.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Seneca. For links to other places called Seneca, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Seneca is 42.278N. The longitude is -88.527W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 833 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,733.


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Median household income
Local
$78,229
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Seneca demographic reports
Seneca is on the Kishwaukee River.
The township encompasses parts of the communities of Marengo and Woodstock.
Year founded: 1850

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Seneca residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Seneca ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Seneca was $31,084, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Seneca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Seneca include Woodstock Square Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Seneca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $760.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,733.


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Libraries in Seneca include Marengo Public Library, Woodstock Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Seneca include Huntley-Marengo Farmside, Woodstock Independent

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McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Seneca political report.

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The average commute time for Seneca workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Seneca include Days Inn Woodstock, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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