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Seneca is a village in La Salle County, in the Ottawa-Streator metro area. [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 41.311N. The longitude is -88.609W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 509 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,057.


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Median household income
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$52,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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Nearby parks & recreation: Illinois & Michigan Canal State Trail

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22% of Seneca residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $19,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Seneca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Seneca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $391.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,022.


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La Salle 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Other IL communities named Seneca:
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