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Population (year 2000): 35,048. Estimated population in July 2005: 34,429 (-1.8% change)
Males: 16,605 (47.4%), Females: 18,443 (52.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 29.2 years
Median household income: $42,291 (year 2000)
Median house value: $107,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Holland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.0%)
  • Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Other race (12.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Dutch (30.1%), German (15.2%), English (7.5%), Irish (7.3%), United States (2.7%), Polish (2.6%).Michigan

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 16.6 square miles

Holland,

For population 25 years and over in Holland

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holland city

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

10.8% Foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 3.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,985 (+12.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Wyoming, (29.3 miles pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (126.0 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (1.8 miles Beechwood, MI (6.5 miles Zeeland, MI Saugatuck, (10.6 miles MI (11.5 miles Douglas, MI (12.7 miles Fennville, MI (17.8 miles Hudsonville, MI (18.1 miles Allendale, MI (21.0 miles Jenison,
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 53 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 1997: 68 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2002: 100 buildings, average cost: $149,400
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $149,900

Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 86.11 W

Area code: 616


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (33.2%), Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,285 (+52.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,692 (57.3%)


 

Crime in Holland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 22 24 26 26 26 34
    per 100,000 62.8 68.5 74.2 74.2 74.2 97.0
Robberies 9 8 23 7 5 12
    per 100,000 25.7 22.8 65.6 20.0 14.3 34.2
Assaults 97 81 99 76 84 91
    per 100,000 276.8 231.1 282.5 216.8 239.7 259.6
Burglaries 150 145 150 208 170 175
    per 100,000 428.0 413.7 428.0 593.5 485.0 499.3
Thefts 1,072 1,163 1,047 944 951 1,024
    per 100,000 3058.7 3318.3 2987.3 2693.4 2713.4 2921.7
Auto thefts 54 57 54 48 40 32
    per 100,000 154.1 162.6 154.1 137.0 114.1 91.3
252.8 255.2 267.6 239.3 233.5 260.1

Average climate in Holland, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Holland,

Holland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Michigan state average. It is 0% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the Holland city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Leonard Houston - College basketball player (Drake Bulldogs).

Main business address for: MACATAWA BANK CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), CLARION TECHNOLOGIES INC/DE/ (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES).


Hospital/medical center in Holland:
  • HOLLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (602 MICHIGAN AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Holland:
  • ZEELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; ZEELAND, MI)
  • NORTH OTTAWA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; GRAND HAVEN, MI)
  • ALLEGAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; ALLEGAN, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Holland:
  • MUSKEGON COUNTY (about 29 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; ID: MKG)
  • GERALD R. FORD INTERNATIONAL (about 42 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; ID: GRR)
  • KALAMAZOO/BATTLE CREEK INTERNATIONAL (about 54 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; ID: AZO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Holland:
  • PARK TOWNSHIP (about 4 miles; HOLLAND, MI; ID: HLM)
  • TULIP CITY (about 4 miles; HOLLAND, MI; ID: BIV)
  • OTTAWA EXECUTIVE (about 14 miles; ZEELAND, MI; ID: Z98)

Amtrak station:
HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service. Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 20 $77,966 $46,779 0 $0
Other Government Administration 27 $131,445 $58,420 9 $8,838
Other and Unallocable 13 $43,250 $39,923 2 $1,568
Financial Administration 50 $193,774 $46,505 5 $6,925
Police - Other 12 $38,645 $38,645 25 $13,023
Firefighters 26 $122,401 $56,492 28 $24,914
Fire - Other 1 $3,015 $36,180 0 $0
Streets and Highways 28 $108,034 $46,300 1 $525
Welfare 2 $7,888 $47,328 1 $219
Health 12 $46,386 $46,386 2 $2,320
Sewerage 31 $119,629 $46,308 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $73,230 $43,938 42 $26,577
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $8,070 $48,420 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 63 $281,466 $53,612 0 $0
Electric Power 82 $340,329 $49,804 0 $0
Transit 1 $3,618 $43,416 2 $4,561
Local Libraries 47 $147,149 $37,569 35 $31,302
Totals for Government 437 $1,746,295 $47,953 152 $120,772
Colleges/Universities in Holland:
  • HOPE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,918; Location: 141 E 12TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hope.edu)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-WESTERN REGION-HOLLAND (FT enrollment: 451; Location: 643 S WAVERLY RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.davenport.edu)
  • WESTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY (FT enrollment: 142; Location: 101 E 13TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.westernsem.org; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Holland:
  • GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; ALLENDALE, MI; Full-time enrollment: 15,124)
  • MUSKEGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; MUSKEGON, MI; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 7,590)
  • AQUINAS COLLEGE (about 36 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 2,022)
  • CALVIN COLLEGE (about 41 miles; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; FT enrollment: 4,148)
  • KALAMAZOO VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 5,017)
  • WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; KALAMAZOO, MI; FT enrollment: 23,132)
Public high schools in Holland:
  • WEST OTTAWA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,755; Location: 1024 N. 136TH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOLLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,640; Location: 600 VAN RAALTE AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Holland:
  • HOLLAND CHRISTIAN HIGH SCH (Students: 953; Location: 950 OTTAWA AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CALVARY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 230; Location: 518 PLASMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • DAYSTAR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 11025 PAW PAW DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Holland:
  • HARBOR LIGHTS SCHOOL (Students: 1,277; Location: 3600 N. 152ND AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 07)
  • MACATAWA BAY SCHOOL (Students: 1,229; Location: 3700 140TH AVENUE; Grades: 08 - 09)
  • EAGLE CREST CHARTER ACADEMY (Students: 596; Location: 11950 RILEY STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WOODSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 2591 N. DIVISION AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 500 W. 24TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 577; Location: 373 E. 24TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WAUKAZOO SCHOOL (Students: 535; Location: 1294 W. LAKEWOOD BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINE CREEK SCHOOL (Students: 495; Location: 1184 N. 136TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GREAT LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 3200 N. 152ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BLACK RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 491 COLUMBIA AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Holland:
  • HOLLAND CHRISTIAN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 544; Location: 850 OTTAWA AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • ROSE PARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 464; Location: 556 BUTTERNUT DRIVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • SOUTH SIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 913 PINE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • PINE RIDGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 294; Location: 623 W 40TH ST; Grades: 3 - 5)
  • HOLLAND AREA CATHOLIC (Students: 254; Location: 12100 QUINCY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SOUTH OLIVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 6230 120TH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • LAKESIDE MONTESSORI (Students: 70; Location: 411 BUTTERNUT DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HOLLAND SDA SCHOOL (Students: 23; Location: 11385 OTTAGON; Grades: 1 - 8)
Library in Holland:
  • HERRICK DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,597,822; Location: 300 SOUTH RIVER AVENUE; 217,860 books; 16,065 audio materials; 8,374 video materials; 688 serial subscriptions)

Cemeteries: Restlawn Memorial Gardens (1), Graafschap Cemetery (2), Pilgrim Home Cemetery (3).

River: Macatawa River (A).

Parks in Holland include: American Legion Memorial Park (1), Columbia Park (2), Maplewood Recreation Area (3), Kollen Park (4), Van Bragt Park (5), Prospect Park (6), Lincoln Park (7), Central Park (8).


Holland compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Holland:
  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMHG (1600 AM; 5 kW; MUSKEGON, MI)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGVU (1480 AM; 5 kW; KENTWOOD, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY B OF C)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Holland:
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: HOPE COLLEGE)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNX-FM (104.5 FM; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WFUR-FM (102.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: FURNITURE CITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGVU-FM (88.5 FM; ALLENDALE, MI; Owner: BD OF CONTROL,GRAND VALLEY ST UNIV.)
  • WGHN-FM (92.1 FM; GRAND HAVEN, MI; Owner: WGHN, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Holland:
  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WZZM-TV (Channel 13; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: COMBINED COMMUNICATIONS CORP. OF OKLAHOMA, INC.)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

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