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People

Total Population 462
Male Share of the Population 43.3%
Female Share of the Population 56.7%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,688
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.3%
Median Gross Rent $754
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 15.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Collins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SE of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Story
Standard Zip Codes 50055
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.902
Longitude -93.306

Collins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station COLO
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 27 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station ANKENY
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station MARSHALLTOWN
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Collins, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Clyde (50055)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baxter 929 $60,294
Colo 884 $65,536

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Collins Public Libraries

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Collins Public Library
212 MAIN STREET
Collins, Iowa
(641) 385-2464

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