Holland, Missouri

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Holland, Missouri
City
Location of Holland, Missouri
Location of Holland, Missouri
Coordinates: 36°3′27″N 89°52′14″W / 36.05750°N 89.87056°W / 36.05750; -89.87056Coordinates: 36°3′27″N 89°52′14″W / 36.05750°N 89.87056°W / 36.05750; -89.87056
Country United States
State Missouri
County Pemiscot
Area[1]
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 256 ft (78 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 229
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 227
 • Density 1,347.1/sq mi (520.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 63853
Area code(s) 573
FIPS code 29-32590[4]
GNIS feature ID 0719707[5]

Holland is a city in Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States. The population was 229 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Holland was first settled in 1871. It experienced growth with the arrival of the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway in 1901.[6] Like its namesake Holland (The Netherlands), Holland in Missouri was built on submerged land that is now reclaimed.[7]

Geography[edit]

Holland is located at 36°3′27″N 89°52′14″W / 36.05750°N 89.87056°W / 36.05750; -89.87056 (36.057399, -89.870467).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 229 people, 98 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,347.1 inhabitants per square mile (520.1/km2). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 658.8 per square mile (254.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.01% White, 0.44% Native American, 3.49% from other races, and 3.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.68% of the population.

There were 98 households of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.7% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 42.2 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.4% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 55.0% male and 45.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 246 people, 96 households, and 71 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,424.3 people per square mile (558.7/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 648.5 per square mile (254.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.90% White, 2.44% African American, 0.41% Native American, 3.25% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.66% of the population.

There were 96 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 106.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,278, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $35,417 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,524. About 9.8% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 21.7% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ History of Southeast Missouri: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People and Its Principal Interests, Volume 1. Lewis Publishing Company. 1912. p. 382. 
  7. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1917). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 338. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.