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Holland is a charter township in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.
The community was named for the homeland of many of its early settlers.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Holland. For links to other places called Holland, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Holland is 42.821N. The longitude is -86.076W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,911.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Holland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ottawa 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 49424 ZIP code.
13% of Holland residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Holland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Holland was $19,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Holland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Holland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $549. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,027.
Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Holland political report.
The average commute time for Holland workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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