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People

Total Population 2,557
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 909
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 40.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,165
% Above Poverty Level 78.7%
% Below Poverty Level 21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.9%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $92,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.5%
Irish 8.5%

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

Collins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles SE of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Covington
Standard Zip Codes 39428
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.645
Longitude -89.555

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 COLLINS
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.6 inches
Station BAY SPRINGS 4 S
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 60.2 inches
Station LAUREL
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dry Creek (39428)

Hot Coffee (39428)

Kola (39428)

McRaney (39428)

Ora (39428)

Smith (39428)

Williamsburg (39428)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bassfield 272 $33,750
Mize 305 $29,000
Mount Olive 981 $37,875
Seminary 447 $67,708
Sumrall 1,714 $61,513
Taylorsville 1,348 $55,469

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

Collins Hospitals

COVINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH
(Government - Local)
701 SOUTH HOLLY AVENUE
(601) 765-6711
Emergency Service: Yes

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Collins High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

COLLINS HIGH SCHOOL
1208 S. DOGWOOD
601-765-3203
A Title I School.
Serves 518 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

COVINGTON CO VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL
1200 S. DOGWOOD ST.
601-765-8253
A Vocational School

COVINGTON COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
1104 S. ELM ST.
601-765-1465
A Non-traditional School

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