Seneca : South carolina

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What it's Like to Retire in Seneca

Seneca is a community for people of all ages, but especially those that enjoy beautiful lakes, majestic mountains, peaceful surroundings and very nice people.  It is a small town of 8,000 very near the  Lake Keowee recreation area.  It is centrally located between Atlanta and Charlotte, with Greenville, SC and Highlands, NC less than one hour away.  If sports or the lure of a university is important to you, Clemson University is the next town away.  You can always enjoy the outdoors with the mild climate.

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Where to Retire in Seneca and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area. The Median home sale price was a little over $120,000 in late 2014, according to City-data.com.

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What is special about Seneca

This part of South Carolina  and its Lake Keowee district is up and coming as both a retirement and resort destination. The presence of Clemson University is ad added plus.
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What is not special about Seneca

It is a small town.
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Who will like retirement in Seneca

Those who want a small town and enjoy outdoor activities.

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Local economy is driven by

Tourism and second homes drive the Seneca economy.
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Climate and Physical Environment

Seneca is in western South Carolina in the lake district. The average July high temperature is 91 and the average January low is 30. The wettest month is March (6")

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Seneca's Historical District consists of a number of homes and three churches that were built in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Nearby Clemson and Greenville are best bets for local culture.
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Crime

Seneca does have a crime rate higher than the national average, most of it being theft type offences.

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Medical facilities

Oconee Medical Center

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Transportation

The closest major airport is Greenville/Spartanburg International Airport about 50 miles away.

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Valuable Links

City of  Seneca
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What people are saying about Seneca

wildlife
Snakes in the lakes a matter of concern?
Posted by JOHN MISANY on February 07, 2013

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Facts about SENECA
  • State: SC
  • Environment: Rural,Lake,Boating Community,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Cost of Living Index: <80 (Very low)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: Katrina

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