Seneca, Kansas Population 2020

2,066

Seneca is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 2,066, it is the 114th largest city in Kansas and the 7482nd largest city in the United States. Seneca is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 3.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,991 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Seneca has a population density of 1,250 people per square mile.

The average household income in Seneca is $62,052 with a poverty rate of 8.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $493 per month, and the median house value is $138,600. The median age in Seneca is 48.4 years, 45.2 years for males, and 54.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.

Seneca Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Seneca was:

  • White: 95.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.75%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Seneca, Kansas is 2,066, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,052.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,991.

Seneca, Kansas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90895.88%
Two or More Races432.16%
Black or African American150.75%
Some Other Race120.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.60%

Seneca Population Pyramid 2020

Seneca Median Age

48.4


Total

45.2


Male

54.5


Female

Seneca Adults

There are 1,620 adults, (594 of whom are seniors) in Seneca.

Seneca Age Dependency

94

Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Seneca Sex Ratio

Female

1,023

51.41%

Male

967

48.59%

Seneca Households and Families

Seneca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Seneca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.1%12.9%
Married85%15%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Female27.1%72.9%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9331.9976.5
Married4532.7685
Non Family4011.0272.1
Female482.3127.1
Male312.987.1

2.71

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Seneca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade845.64%
9th to 12th Grade362.42%
High School Graduate65343.83%
Some College32221.61%
Associates Degree1359.06%
Bachelors Degree17912.01%
Graduate Degree815.44%

Seneca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4371,325259
Multiple Races2828
Hispanic1571
Black77
Native American33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,074$42,045$31,818
Less Than High School$29,000$29,000$
High School Grad$34,000$42,679$24,219
Some College$32,115$38,125$27,386
Bachelors Degree$50,568$60,750$37,500
Graduate Degree$54,219$$52,656

$37,074

Average Earnings

$42,045

Average Male

$31,818

Average Female

Seneca Language

Seneca Language by Age

Seneca Language

97.93% of Seneca residents speak only English, while 2.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Seneca Poverty

Seneca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,7951417.86%
Hispanic34514.71%
Multiple28310.71%
Native12325.00%
Black12216.67%

8.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seneca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seneca is Native, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seneca is White, with 7.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.09%
Some College8.43%
High School7.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed2.82%
Male Employed1.41%

Seneca Income

Seneca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,528$62,052
Families$64,063$80,443
Married Families$76,750-
Non Families$31,544$37,158

Seneca Marital Status

Seneca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Seneca Married by Age and Sex

Seneca Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Seneca Marital Status by Race

Seneca Veterans

171

Number of Veterans

164

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam69
Korea31
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War17
World War II4
Age Group Veterans
75+68
65 to 7451
55 to 6426
35 to 5421
18 to 345
Name Veterans % of Total
White16110.30%
2 or More1030.30%

$Seneca Veterans by Education

4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seneca Employment Status

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Seneca Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

80.80%

Born in Kansas

97.74%

Native Born

2.26%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.74% of Seneca residents were born in the United States, with 80.80% having been born in Kansas. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,06670.34%
20192,05970.34%
20182,052170.84%
20172,03570.35%
20162,028130.65%
20152,015150.75%
20142,00040.20%
20131,996100.50%
20121,986-9-0.45%
20111,995-7-0.35%
20102,0020.00%