Holland, MI


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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.

Holland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (12.49%), sales jobs (6.93%), and food service (6.90%).

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Holland, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Holland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Holland spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.78 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Holland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.49% 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 2010 was $21,350, 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 $85,400 for a family of four. However, Holland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Holland is an extremely 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 Asian. Holland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.49% 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).