The City of Seneca has been named #1 in the State and #16 in the Nation by SmartAssets as the top retirement destination.
Situated in the “Golden Corner” of South Carolina Seneca is within Oconee County, an ideal place to live for many reasons, no matter ones age but more and more retirees are drawn here to make it home, thus more than 20% of the population in the County is over 65.
Oconee County’s overall cost of living is 11.2% below the national average and South Carolina offers the 13th lowest taxes in the country.
The beautiful scenery of the Blue Ridge mountains, pristine Lake Keowee, low taxes and a mild 4 season climate all contribute to the area being an ideal place to call home.
Several Factors were considered.
The favorable Tax rate, the high number of Doctors offices per 1000 residents (6.9), the plethora of recreation centers per 1000 people (1.7) and the number of retirement center percentages were among the statistical criteria for the high ranking.
It is easy to see why we are the best place to live, work or play.
Nature Trails, water falls and lake activities
Abundant number of historical attractions
Close proximity to Clemson University
Numerous Golf Courses and Country Club Communities
Four live performance venues