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Collins, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Collins had a population of 530 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Collins, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 530
Daytime Population: Workers 177
Daytime Population: Residents 329
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 506
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 530
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 520
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $19,957
Average Household Income $32,856
Per Capita Income $13,500


Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $47,603
Average Home Value $68,525


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.33% -1.08%
Households -1.34% -1.0%
Families -0.41% -1.4%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.29%

Collins, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collins to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 447 29th
Population Density # 331 47th
Diversity Index # 113 81st
Median Household Income # 623 1st
Per Capita Income # 607 3rd

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