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Collins, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Collins is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tattnall County at latitude 32.1792 and longitude -82.1099. Tattnall County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Collins, but most people and references simply refer to it as Collins, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Collins indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Collins, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 609
Population in Households 609
Population in Familes 481
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 597
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 258
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $98,795


Median Household Income $25,794
Average Household Income $32,965
Per Capita Income $13,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 1.25%
Households 1.03% 1.28%
Families 2.81% 1.15%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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, 2014 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 # 424 32nd
Population Density1 # 296 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 124 81st
Median Household Income # 573 8th
Per Capita Income # 560 10th

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