Holly Hill, Florida

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Holly Hill, Florida
City of Holly Hill
The Holly Hill City Hall in 2007.
The Holly Hill City Hall in 2007.
Official seal of Holly Hill, Florida
Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
Holly Hill, Florida is located in the United States
Holly Hill, Florida
Holly Hill, Florida
Location in the USA
Coordinates: 29°14′38″N 81°2′47″W / 29.24389°N 81.04639°W / 29.24389; -81.04639Coordinates: 29°14′38″N 81°2′47″W / 29.24389°N 81.04639°W / 29.24389; -81.04639
Country United States
State Florida
County Volusia
 • Total4.59 sq mi (11.89 km2)
 • Land3.95 sq mi (10.24 km2)
 • Water0.64 sq mi (1.66 km2)
13 ft (4 m)
 • Total11,659
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,072.37/sq mi (1,186.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)386
FIPS code12-31350[3]
GNIS feature ID0284170[4]

Holly Hill is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. The population was 11,659 at the 2010 census.[5] Holly Hill's city limits lie entirely on the Florida mainland, unlike the larger cities on either side of it, Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach, which encompass both the mainland and the barrier island (beach front) across the Halifax River.


Holly Hill is located at 29°14′38″N 81°2′47″W / 29.24389°N 81.04639°W / 29.24389; -81.04639 (29.243808, -81.046476).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.5 square miles (12 km2), of which 3.9 square miles (10 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (13.94%) is water.


Holly Hill was incorporated in 1901.[citation needed]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201612,142[2]4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 12,119 people, 5,583 households, and 2,998 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,113.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,202.9/km2). There were 6,148 housing units at an average density of 1,579.5 per square mile (610.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.10% White, 8.97% African American, 0.36% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.91% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.69% of the population.

There were 5,583 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.9% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.3% were non-families. 36.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the city, the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,651, and the median income for a family was $29,154. Males had a median income of $25,946 versus $19,178 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,098. About 13.5% of families and 16.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.4% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.

City officials[edit]


  • Chris Via, Mayor
  • John Penny, City Commissioner, District 1
  • Penny Currie, City Commissioner, District 2
  • John C. Danio, City Commissioner, District 3
  • Roy Johnson, City Commissioner, District 4


  • Joe Forte, City Manager
  • Scott Simpson, City Attorney
  • Steven Aldrich, Chief of Police

Notable person[edit]


  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Holly Hill city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 15, 2012.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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