Holland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 33,742 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Holland is the 40th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Holland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Holland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holland is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holland who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), food service (6.98%), and sales jobs (6.85%).
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.
In addition, Holland is a college town. There are a lot of students in Holland attending college, and as a result Holland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
One of the benefits of Holland is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.20 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.
The 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.
The per capita income in Holland in 2010 was $21,044, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,176 for a family of four. However, Holland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Holland is a somewhat 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 24.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Holland include German, English, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Holland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).