Holland, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Holland, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Holland had a population of 33,717 as of July 1, 2016. Holland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Holland is located at latitude 42.767 and longitude -86.0986 in Ottawa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Holland (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.76 sq. miles. Ottawa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Holland are located in Ottawa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Allegan County.

The City of Holland (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Holland, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 33,717
Population in Households 31,001
Population in Familes 24,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,716
Population Density1 2,024
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 12,375
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,692
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,718 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,667 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,708 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,343 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $129,363
Average Home Value $158,272


Median Household Income $43,906
Average Household Income $58,422
Per Capita Income $22,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.67%
Households 0.46% 0.82%
Families 0.2% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Holland, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holland to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 33 95th
Population Density1 # 133 81st
Diversity Index2 # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 354 49th
Per Capita Income # 333 52nd

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