Hollandale, Mississippi

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Hollandale is a city in Washington County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 3,437 at the 2000 census. The town was incorporated in 1890 and almost totally destroyed by fire in February 1904.



Hollandale is located at 33°10′24″N 90°51′19″W / 33.17333°N 90.85528°W / 33.17333; -90.85528 (33.173467, -90.855247)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,437 people, 1,104 households, and 803 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,536.3 people per square mile (592.4/km²). There were 1,156 housing units at an average density of 516.7/sq mi (199.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 16.06% White, 83.21% African American, 0.09% Asian, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.76% of the population.

There were 1,104 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.9% were married couples living together, 32.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.10 and the average family size was 3.72.[citation needed]

In the city the population was spread out with 35.4% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 80.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.9 males.[citation needed]

The median income for a household in the city was $20,135, and the median income for a family was $25,313. Males had a median income of $23,194 versus $17,353 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,251. About 28.4% of families and 38.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.7% of those under age 18 and 24.9% of those age 65 or over.[citation needed]

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