Population: 9,816

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 59%
Single 41%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Mount Holly has a very low population density. Mount Holly is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,262 Mount Holly
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 7/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Mount Holly, NC, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Mount Holly, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Mount Holly has a population density of 1,262, with 9,816 current residents.

Out of the 9,816 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 59% of the residents are married and 41% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 58% Sun
  • 44% Rain
  • 0% Snow


60°F average temperature

  • 37 years Median home age
  • $123,160 Median home price
  • -2.56% Home appreciation rate
  • 8.99% Annual property tax
  • 57.1%
    Homes owned
  • 36.7%
    Homes rented
  • 6.1%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Mount Holly, the air quality is 74% and the weather, on average, is 58% sunny, 44% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 60°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Mount Holly, you should know that 57.1% of homes are owned while 36.7% of homes are rented, and 6.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $123,160, the median age of homes is 37 years, the annual home appreciation is -2.56% and the annual property tax is 8.99%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Mount Holly, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Mount Holly’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Mount Holly is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 37.18% Democratic, 62.21% Republican, and 0.60% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 74%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 12%
    Bachelors degree
  • 3%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Mount Holly, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 13.40% of residents are unemployed in Mount Holly (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Mount Holly residents: 9.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.51% are in the arts and sciences field, 11.8% are in the customer service field, 25.9% are in the sales field, 0.63% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 23.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 73.77%, 6.86% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.28% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 2.61% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Mount Holly, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Mount Holly have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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