Holt 82 Exceptional
Holt Livability #121 ranked city in Michigan#2,238 ranked city in the USARanks better than 92% of areas
A+ Holt Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B Holt Cost of Living Cost of living is 2% lower than Michigan
8713% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Holt cost of living
C- Holt Crime Total crime is 9% lower than Michigan
Total crime
1,67629% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 6029% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-9%Year over year crime is down
Holt crime
D+ Holt Employment Household income is 16% higher than Michigan
Median household income
$58,6966% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$30,2711% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%8% higher than the US average
Holt employment
B+ Holt Housing Home value is 17% higher than Michigan
Median home value
$148,90019% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$8629% lower than the US average
Home ownership
72%13% higher than the US average
Holt real estate or Holt rentals
C Holt Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Michigan
High school grad. rates
93%12% higher than the US average
School test scores
48%equal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:120% higher than the US average
Holt K-12 schools
A- Holt User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Holt
Overall user rating
79% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
80% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
78% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Holt, MI

      Holt is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. The city has a population of 24,418 people. At 85%, the majority of the Holt population is White; this is followed by 8% Black and 2% Asian. Holt has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 74% of the population is classified as married and 58% have kids.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in Holt is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a positive experience before relocating to any new city in Michigan, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Holt and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Holt to Michigan and the national average.

      Holt has a livability score of 75 out of 100 and is ranked #139 in Michigan and #5,473 in the USA. This is a great score, as Holt ranks well in multiple categories! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Holt has received high marks for amenities (A+), cost of living (B+) and housing (B+). Holt does not do well for the following: weather (D-) and education (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Holt, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Holt can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

      Assuming that Holt meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Holt. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Holt are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Holt come in at $148,900, which is 16.5% higher than the Michigan average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Holt, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 0% lower than the Michigan average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Holt area were 9.1% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.6%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Holt transportation information

      Average one way commute21min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.3%82.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.7%8.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%1.4%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.5%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.3%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home3.2%3.7%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Holt, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).