Holland, MI

Holland profile

Living in Holland

Holland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 34,378 people and 23 constituent neighborhoods, Holland is the 39th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Holland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holland who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), healthcare (9.02%), and management occupations (7.37%).

Also of interest is that Holland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the benefits of Holland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Even though Holland is not a small city, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.

The overall education level of Holland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.35% of adults in Holland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Holland in 2018 was $27,796, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,184 for a family of four. However, Holland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Holland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Holland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Holland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Holland include Dutch, German, English, Irish, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Holland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.