Holly Township, Michigan

Holly Township, Michigan
Holly Township, Michigan
—  Township  —
Location of Holly Township within Oakland County, Michigan.
Holly Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Holly Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°48′41″N 83°37′30″W / 42.81139°N 83.625°W / 42.81139; -83.625Coordinates: 42°48′41″N 83°37′30″W / 42.81139°N 83.625°W / 42.81139; -83.625
Country United States
State Michigan
County Oakland
 – Total 36.6 sq mi (94.9 km2)
 – Land 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 – Water 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km2)
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 – Total 11,362
 – Density 310.1/sq mi (119.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48442
Area code(s) 810, 248
FIPS code 26-38720[1]
GNIS feature ID 1626480[2]

Holly Township is a civil township of north Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 11,362 at the 2010 census.[3]




According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.6 square miles (95 km2), of which 34.8 square miles (90 km2) is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), or 4.91%, is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 10,037 people, 3,733 households, and 2,639 families residing in the township. The population density was 288.2 per square mile (111.3/km²). There were 3,926 housing units at an average density of 112.7 per square mile (43.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.51% White, 2.20% African American, 0.46% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.83% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.88% of the population.

There were 3,733 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.3% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,865, and the median income for a family was $60,783. Males had a median income of $46,943 versus $28,535 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,370. About 4.6% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.1% of those under age 18 and 9.3% of those age 65 or over.


Holly Township is home to the Michigan Renaissance Festival.

Holly Township is also home to the Great Lakes National Cemetery.

Holly is also part of the Oakland County Main Street Project.


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