Collins, Georgia

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Collins, Georgia

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Collins strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Collins Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Collins Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Collins, Georgia

Comparing Collins to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Racial Diversity 8 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3

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Collins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles W of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 130 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Tattnall
Standard Zip Codes 30421
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.181
Longitude -82.109

Collins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station METTER
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station BROOKLET 1 W
Distance 29.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
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Collins Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 528 100%
Male 225 42.6%
Female 303 57.4%
Under 18 128 24.2%
18+ 400 75.8%
65+ 106 20.1%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.88
White 306 58%
African-American 218 41.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 3 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Collins Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 552
Growth 24
Growth % 4.5%

Collins Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.6%
US/American 28.3%
Irish 8.3%
English 3.9%
German 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Greek 1%
Welsh 0.5%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Collins 528 $23,500
Bellville 130 $60,000
Claxton 2,276 $26,450
Cobbtown 311 $31,250
Hagan 898 $30,500
Lyons 4,169 $26,044
Reidsville 2,235 $33,563
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