Holland, Massachusetts

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Holland, Massachusetts

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High Points

Holland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Massachusetts):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Holland Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Holland, Massachusetts

Comparing Holland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Massachusetts (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 2
Well-Paid Single Women 7 2
Age of the Population 5 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 7
Average Household Size 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 4
People in Middle Class or Better 8 3
College Educated Adults 8 2
People Above Poverty 8 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 1
Working at Home 4 2
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 6
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Holland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Springfield, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hampden
Standard Zip Codes 01521
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.063
Longitude -72.157

Holland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 35 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51.2 inches
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Holland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,407 100%
Male 1,224 50.9%
Female 1,183 49.1%
Under 18 671 27.9%
18+ 1,736 72.1%
65+ 207 8.6%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.06
White 2,334 97%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 6 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 0.8%
Other 18 0.7%
Mixed Race 26 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 1.4%

Estimated Holland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,536
Growth 129
Growth % 5.4%

Holland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
French (except Basque) 15.9%
Irish 14.8%
French Canadian 10.9%
Polish 10.1%
English 9.7%
Italian 7.8%
US/American 6.7%
German 5.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1%
Lebanese 1%
Greek 0.8%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Canadian 0.7%
Portuguese 0.7%
Norwegian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.4%
European 0.3%
Czech 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Holland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Halland (01521)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Holland 2,407 $57,024
Brimfield 3,339 $59,943
Monson 8,359 $58,607
Southbridge 17,214 $41,863
Sturbridge 7,837 $64,455
Wales 1,737 $51,629
Warren 4,776 $39,598

Holland Public Libraries

Holland Public Library
Holland, Massachusetts
(413) 245-3607

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