Holland is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 3,401 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from the Holland Land Company, the original title-holder to most of the land of Western New York.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.8 square miles (92.8 km), of which 35.8 square miles (92.7 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km), or 0.10%, is water.
The east town line is the border of the town of Java in Wyoming County.
New York State Route 16 is a major north-south highway through the town.
The East Branch of Cazenovia Creek flows northward through Holland.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,603 people, 1,332 households, and 981 families residing in the town. The population density was 100.7 people per square mile (38.9/km²). There were 1,408 housing units at an average density of 39.3 per square mile (15.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.17% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.
There were 1,332 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $46,708, and the median income for a family was $55,885. Males had a median income of $40,670 versus $25,886 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,196. About 8.0% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.