Holyoke is a medium-sized city located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 37,929 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Holyoke is the 44th largest community in Massachusetts. Holyoke has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Also of interest is that Holyoke has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Holyoke citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.03% of adults in Holyoke have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holyoke in 2018 was $25,744, which is low income relative to Massachusetts, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,976 for a family of four. However, Holyoke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Holyoke is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Holyoke home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Holyoke, accounting for 53.29% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Holyoke residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Holyoke include Irish, Polish, French, French Canadian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Holyoke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.