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Collins, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Collins had a population of 606 as of July 1, 2015. Collins ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Collins is located at latitude 32.1792 and longitude -82.1099 in Tattnall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Collins (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tattnall County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The City of Collins (GNIS ID: 2404100) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Collins is located within Collins Division of Tattnall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Collins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Collins, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 606
Population in Households 606
Population in Familes 477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 594
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 318 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 162 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $76,596
Average Home Value $90,895


Median Household Income $21,669
Average Household Income $36,335
Per Capita Income $14,915
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.59%
Households 0.76% 0.69%
Families 2.14% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Collins, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collins to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 425 32nd
Population Density1 # 301 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 112 83rd
Median Household Income # 617 1st
Per Capita Income # 546 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.