Holt is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 25,625 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Holt is the 55th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Holt is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Holt is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Holt who work in office and administrative support (17.39%), management occupations (12.57%), and sales jobs (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Holt has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.29% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The citizens of Holt are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.17% of adults in Holt have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Holt in 2018 was $35,575, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,300 for a family of four. However, Holt contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Holt is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Holt home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Holt residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Holt include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Holt is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.