Hollis is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 8,519 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hollis is the 38th largest community in New Hampshire.
Hollis home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Hollis real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hollis is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hollis is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hollis who work in management occupations (24.03%), computer science and math (10.91%), and business and financial occupations (9.32%).
Also of interest is that Hollis has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.32% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Hollis is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Hollis is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hollis’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Hollis. 58.36% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hollis in 2018 was $65,818, which is wealthy relative to New Hampshire and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $263,272 for a family of four.
The people who call Hollis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hollis residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hollis include Irish, English, German, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hollis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.