For population 25 years and over in Collins:
For population 15 years and over in Collins city:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $353 (0.3%)
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:
Latitude: 31.64 N, Longitude: 89.56 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,482 (+95.9%)
Area code: 601
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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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).
Population change in the 1990s: +119 (+4.6%).
Work and jobs in Collins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Collins, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
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:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Collins:
Public high school in Collins:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Collins:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Collins and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF COLLINS (Population served: 2683, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:COLD SPRINGS WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 650, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
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)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
People in group quarters in Collins in 2000:
Collins compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Collins (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Collins, Mississippi:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Collins city (based on Covington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Collins government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Collins government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
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Collins government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,734 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,089 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Collins, MS
Total length: 230 meters (755ft)
Total costs: $3,278,000
Total average daily traffic: 127,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,200
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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Collins, MS
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.