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Population in 2012: 2,595 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 

Males: 1,302  (50.2%)
Females: 1,293  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39428.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,859 (it was $22,661 in 2000)
Collins:

$27,859
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,520

Collins city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $92,330 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Collins:

$92,330
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,056; Detached houses: $109,266; Mobile homes: $5,487

Median gross rent in 2012: $576.

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  • Black alone - 1,316 (50.9%)
  • White alone - 1,130 (43.7%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.08%)

Races in Collins detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Collins: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (14.1%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.4%), German (3.4%), Scottish (2.5%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 7.59 square miles.

Population density: 342 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Collins:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Collins city:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 14.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Collins, Mississippi as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Collins to the number of sex offenders is 144 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $353 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $352 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (60.3 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (119.2 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (369.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Seminary, MS (2.6 miles ), Mount Olive, MS (3.1 miles ), Bassfield, MS (3.9 miles ), Taylorsville, MS (3.9 miles ), Sumrall, MS (3.9 miles ), Mize, MS (3.9 miles ), Soso, MS (4.3 miles ), Prentiss, MS (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2008: 46 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 31.64 N, Longitude: 89.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,482 (+95.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 485 (58.7%)

Area code: 601

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Crime rates in Collins by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 10100100000
per 100,000 37.10.037.10.00.036.40.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 31112021112
per 100,000 111.336.937.136.272.20.071.736.436.034.777.0
Robberies 316739225311
per 100,000 111.336.9222.6253.3108.3327.271.772.8180.2104.1423.7
Assaults 52410226456
per 100,000 185.573.9148.436.20.072.771.7218.5144.2173.6231.1
Burglaries 6440385344372325265532
per 100,000 2373.91477.11409.51917.51588.41345.0825.0910.4937.31909.11232.7
Thefts 138104159129113101125139106153132
per 100,000 5118.73840.55897.64667.14079.43671.44483.55061.93821.25310.75084.7
Auto thefts 12111515101118119116
per 100,000 445.1406.2556.4542.7361.0399.9645.6400.6324.4381.8231.1
Arson 00100000000
per 100,000 0.00.037.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 555.6299.3502.8413.5341.5397.8331.5341.0309.1408.1471.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Collins detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.47
Mississippi average:

2.00

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Collins, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +119 (+4.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Collins-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 262% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Collins city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1978, a category F4 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 31 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Collins-area historical earthquake activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Collins center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Covington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Correll Buckhalter - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Oct 6, 1978), Gerald McRaney - Actor, Brandon McDonald (American football) - Player of football, Randolph Keys - Basketball player, Mack A. Jordan - Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Collins: Mack A. Jordan.


Hospitals/medical centers in Collins:

  • COLLINS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 15 COVINGTON RIDGE PLACE)
  • AMEDISYS MISSISSIPPI, LLC (Home Health Center, 18 MELODY LANE)
  • COVINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 701 SOUTH HOLLY AVENUE)
  • COVINGTON CO NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1207 SOUTH FIR AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Collins, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Collins:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 22 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 4,027)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 26 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • William Carey University (about 29 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 2,298)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 56 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 56 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Belhaven University (about 59 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • Jackson State University (about 60 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)

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Notable locations in Collins: Collins City Hall (A), Covington County Courthouse (B), City of Collins Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Collins include: Ora Baptist Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ora Cemetery (1), Collins Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Collins: Robertson Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Collins Inn (No 8 Grandview Drive), Days Inn (3478 Highway 49).

Court: Covington County - Youth Court Counselor (501 Main Street).

 
Covington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Collins and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF COLLINS (Population served: 2683, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2001 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
COLD SPRINGS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.5%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Collins, MS

237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Collins in 2000:

  • 221 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 44 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 17 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Collins compared to Mississippi state average:

Collins, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Collins (2011 data):

  • Covington County Bank: at 102 S Dogwood Ave, branch established on 1975/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $55.9 mil, Deposits: $49.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Covington Capital Corporation
  • Peoples Bank: Collins Branch at 704 Main Street, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $228.9 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Mendenhall, MS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Collins Branch at 503 Main Street, branch established on 1972/01/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PriorityOne Bank: Collins Main Branch at 215 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $511.5 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Magee, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Priorityone Capital Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Collins, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn - Collins, Hwy 49 North, Collins, MS 39428 , Phone: (601) 765-6531
  • Best Western Collins Inn & Suites, 8 Grandview Dr, Collins, MS 39428 , Phone: (601) 765-0800, Fax: (601) 765-8488
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Collins, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Collins travel time to work - commute


Collins mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Collins city (based on Covington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.26%
Here54.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents57.4%16.9%10.3%8.1%2.9%
Congregations32.7%23.6%16.4%5.5%7.3%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%1.0%0.7%0.4%0.0%
Congregations3.6%5.5%1.8%1.8%1.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Covington County:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Covington County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Covington County:

24.5%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$10,305$30,9151$300
Other Government Administration 6$8,802$17,6040$0
Judicial and Legal 4$5,950$17,8500$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$27,176$32,6118$2,789
Police - Other 4$8,020$24,0603$1,982
Firefighters 0$0 22$391
Streets and Highways 2$5,493$32,9581$546
Solid Waste Management 2$5,645$33,8700$0
Sewerage 2$5,695$34,1700$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,415$26,4900$0
Water Supply 1$2,626$31,5121$1,874
Electric Power 4$11,641$34,9230$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,040$30,2400$0
Totals for Government 43$100,808$28,13236$7,882

Collins government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,997,000 ($769.56)
    General - Other: $857,000 ($330.25)
    Police Protection: $567,000 ($218.50)
    Water Utilities: $326,000 ($125.63)
    Sewerage: $312,000 ($120.23)
    Financial Administration: $292,000 ($112.52)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($72.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $138,000 ($53.18)
    Fire Protection: $111,000 ($42.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($20.81)
    Health Services - Other: $28,000 ($10.79)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($4.62)
    Welfare - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,062,000 ($409.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $49,000 ($18.88)

Collins government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $405,000 ($156.07)
    Sewerage: $130,000 ($50.10)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($3.08)
    Public Welfare: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $669,000 ($257.80)
    Interest Earnings: $149,000 ($57.42)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,353,000 ($906.74)
    Water Utilities: $135,000 ($52.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $909,000 ($350.29)
    Water Utilities: $446,000 ($171.87)
    All Other: $37,000 ($14.26)
    Highways: $7,000 ($2.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($1.93)
    Public Welfare: $0 ($0.00)
  • Tax - Property: $338,000 ($130.25)
    NEC: $14,000 ($5.39)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Collins government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $742,000 ($285.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $706,000 ($272.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($13.87)

Collins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,667,000 ($1413.10)

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forrest County, MS  0.88% ($22,868 average AGI)
from Simpson County, MS  0.60% ($25,194)
from Jones County, MS  0.53% ($30,813)


5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,089 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forrest County, MS  0.92% ($21,800 average AGI)
to Jones County, MS  0.70% ($30,548)
to Lamar County, MS  0.64% ($28,579)

Strongest AM radio stations in Collins:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WIZK (1570 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BAY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: M. JEROME HUGHEY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Collins:

  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKNZ (107.1 FM; COLLINS, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHER (99.3 FM; HEIDELBERG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMXI (98.1 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: RAINEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; ELLISVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCJU-FM (104.9 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUNBELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFMM (97.3 FM; SUMRALL, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WZLD (106.3 FM; PETAL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJDR (98.3 FM; PRENTISS, MS; Owner: SUN BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUSM-FM (88.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI)

TV broadcast stations around Collins:

  • WDAM-TV (Channel 7; LAUREL, MS; Owner: WDAM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WHLT (Channel 22; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W69DJ (Channel 69; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W47BP (Channel 47; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR ED. TV.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Collins, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 36
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 59
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 44
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 116
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Collins fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 230 meters (755ft)
Total costs: $3,278,000
Total average daily traffic: 127,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,200

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Collins, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Collins)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Collins, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Collins)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Collins)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 259
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Collins


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Collins, MS

Most common first names in Collins, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7773.5 years
James7571.6 years
Mary6274.5 years
William5076.3 years
Robert4671.2 years
Willie4372.5 years
George3278.4 years
Annie3175.5 years
Charles2768.5 years
Minnie2384.2 years
Most common last names in Collins, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Barnes7272.8 years
Magee5075.5 years
Mcraney4778.5 years
Mcdonald4475.8 years
Keys4375.7 years
Mclaurin4374.2 years
Graves3777.8 years
Rogers3579.5 years
Smith3176.4 years
Sanford3174.5 years
Businesses in Collins, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1KFC1
Best Western1SONIC Drive-In1
Burger King1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kenneth Charles Tyler (2)
  • W. Lovelle Upton (1)
  • Layne R. Upton (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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