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Hollis is a township in Peoria County, in the Peoria metro area.
The township was named for Denzil Hollis, an early settler who came to the area from England in 1832.
The latitude of Hollis is 40.587N. The longitude is -89.703W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,707.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hollis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Peoria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61539 ZIP code.
33% of Hollis residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hollis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hollis was $22,549, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hollis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hollis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $330. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.
Peoria County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hollis political report.
The average commute time for Hollis workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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