Collins, New York

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Population in 2010: 6,601. Population change since 2000: -20.5%
Males: 4,592  (69.6%)
Females: 2,009  (30.4%)
Median resident age:  40.1 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14034.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,107 (it was $34,444 in 2000)
Collins:

$45,107
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,002 (it was $14,082 in 2000)

Collins town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,347 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Collins:

$97,347
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,119; Detached houses: $105,217; Townhouses or other attached units: $114,856; In 2-unit structures: $92,935; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $36,337; Mobile homes: $48,660
Collins races chart
  • White alone - 4,809 (72.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,048 (15.9%)
  • Hispanic - 457 (6.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 181 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 56 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 35 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Collins: 150.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.6%), English (8.8%), Irish (7.5%), Polish (5.9%), Italian (5.8%), United States (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 883 feet

Land area: 48.1 square miles.

Population density: 137 people per square mile   (very low).

Collins,NY real estate house value index trend

Collins, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Collins:

  • High school or higher: 50.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Collins town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

560 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 1.0% Europe).

This town:  6.7%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Collins, New York as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Collins to the number of sex offenders is 190 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Collins town:  2.2% ($1,484)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Collins satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Buffalo, NY (28.7 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (260.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gowanda, NY (1.6 miles ), Persia, NY (2.1 miles ), Perrysburg, NY (2.3 miles ), North Collins, NY (2.7 miles ), Dayton, NY (2.9 miles ), Otto, NY (3.0 miles ), Brant, NY (3.2 miles ), Eden, NY (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $61,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,600
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $158,200
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 78.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Collins household income distribution Collins home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Work and jobs in Collins: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Collins, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Collins, New York average temperatures Collins, New York average precipitation Collins, New York humidity Collins, New York wind speed Collins, New York snowfall Collins, New York sunshine Collins, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Collins-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Collins town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 13.0 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Collins-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 103.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from Collins center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from Collins center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 210.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Collins topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Collins:

  • TLC HEALTH NETWORK Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • GOWANDA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GOWANDA, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB EDEN L L C (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; EDEN, NY)
  • FIDDLERS GREEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)
  • BERTRAND CHAFFEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Collins:

  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 22 miles; Orchard Park, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,212)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 23 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)
  • Erie Community College (about 28 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 11,035)
  • D'Youville College (about 29 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,398)
  • Canisius College (about 31 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 31 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 31 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)

Public elementary/middle school in Collins:

Private elementary/middle school in Collins:

  • BLOSSOM GARDEN FRIENDS SCHOOL (Students: 13; Location: 13961 SISSON HWY; Grades: PK - 10)

Library in Collins:

  • TOWN OF COLLINS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,236; Location: 2341 MAIN STREET; 25,754 books; 3,217 audio materials; 2,407 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 83 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The largest pumpkin ever grown in the USA was grown in 1983 by Pete & Paul Waterman (465.5 lb). The World's largest pumpkin was grown in Collins in 1988 (644 lb) & 1991 (780.5 lb). Many giant pumpkin contests were held in Collins from 1981 to 1995. Pumpkins can still be seen growing along Rt 62 throughout the growing season.

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Notable locations in Collins: Gowanda Country Club (A), Whites Corners (B), Gowanda Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Farner Farms (D), Collins Fire Company (E), Gowanda Fire Department (F), Collins Center Fire Company (G), Village of Gowanda Fire Department (H), Collins Town Hall (I), Collins Public Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Collins include: Trinity United Church of Christ (A), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Gowanda Assembly of God (D), Saint Frances Cabrini Roman Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Grove Cemetery (1), Pine Hill Cemetery (2), Knight Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coon Brook (A), Utley Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 58.9. This is better than average.

City:

58.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.1

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

COLLINS/GOWANDA CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES (Population served: 3,800, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2007), St Public Notif issued (APR-09-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2007), St Public Notif issued (JAN-11-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2006), St Public Notif issued (NOV-03-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-15-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-15-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-11-2005), St Public Notif issued (SEP-21-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-18-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-24-2007), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-02-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007)
COLLINS WDS #1 AND #2 (Population served: 1,300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
COLLINS WD #3 (Population served: 760, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
GOODES MARKET (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-15-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-15-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Collins that have no violations reported:

  • GOWANDA COUNTRY CLUB (Address: 2623 Brown Road , Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROLLING HILLS (Address: 2990 Main Street , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

8.5%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.4%

People in group quarters in Collins in 2010:

  • 2,589 people in state prisons
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Collins in 2000:

  • 3,828 people in state prisons
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Collins compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Collins town (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.38%
Here: 74.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents77.0%2.8%2.7%2.6%2.0%
Congregations26.1%2.8%6.7%8.6%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.4%6.4%
Congregations6.8%6.8%5.6%4.2%30.7%
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: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

2.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,932 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.69%
New York average:

5.06%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($36,008 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($32,012)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($28,680)


3.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.10%
New York average:

5.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($862 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Niagara County, NY  0.47% ($38,661 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($37,071)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.08% ($34,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Collins:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSPQ (1330 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: HAWK COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Collins:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKX (96.5 FM; FREDONIA, NY; Owner: CHADWICK BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WNJA (89.7 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING ASSOC)
  • WQRT (98.3 FM; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWSE (93.3 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: MEDIA ONE GROUP, LLC)
  • WCOT (90.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WUBJ (88.1 FM; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Collins:

  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYB (Channel 26; JAMESTOWN, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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

Collins, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
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: 16
Total length: 60 meters (197ft)
Total costs: $29,248,000
Total average daily traffic: 40,269
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,060

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Collins, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Collins)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Jennings Road (Lat: 42.497278 Lon: -78.871972), Call Sign: WGL645
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/05/2005, Expiration Date: 10/30/2015
    Registrant: Erie County Emergency Services, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Road, Orchard Park, NY 14127, Phone: (716) 662-5009, Email:
  • Konert Rd (Lat: 42.472833 Lon: -78.826417), Call Sign: KEA939, Licensee ID: L00005432
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/2004, Expiration Date: 06/19/2014
    Registrant: National Fuel Gas Supply Corp, 365 Mineral Spring Rd, Buffalo, NY 14210, Phone: (716) 827-5512
  • SP COLLINS, Nysp Station, P.O. Box 430, Route 62 (Lat: 42.507778 Lon: -78.931389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQAT451
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2004, Expiration Date: 08/03/2014, Certifier: Carl W Carlton Jr.
    Registrant: Nysp Mobile Communications Unit, Bldg 15, Scotia-Glenville Industrial Park, Scotia, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 372-5394, Fax: (518) 372-5733, Email:
  • Collins Correctional Facility (Lat: 42.491667 Lon: -78.938889), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQBU764
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/17/2004, Expiration Date: 12/17/2014, Certifier: Christopher J Singelton
    Registrant: New State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB2JYB
    Grant Date: 04/24/1990, Expiration Date: 04/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2002
    Registrant: Daniel S Macakanja, 14060 Hillview Ave, Collins, NY 14034
  • Call Sign: N2EQP
    Grant Date: 10/18/1988, Expiration Date: 10/18/1998, Cancellation Date: 10/19/2000
    Registrant: Lew E Wallace, 13955 Wendy Dr, Collins, NY 14034
  • Call Sign: N2JYW
    Grant Date: 07/23/1999, Expiration Date: 07/23/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/26/2011
    Registrant: Douglas A Martindale, 2424 Main St, Collins, NY 14034
  • Call Sign: N2OZE, Licensee ID: L00272307
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Certifier: David E Lawton
    Registrant: David E Lawton, 3256 Rt 39, Collins, NY 14034

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210L (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 210CS , Serial Number: 21061240, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/17/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Side Sand And Gravel Inc, Po Box 400, Collins, NY 14034
  • Aircraft: HORTON DAN EARLY BIRD JENNY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22EB , Serial Number: 342, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene M Metzger, 2698 Lenox Rd, Collins, NY 14034
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7152S , Serial Number: 15067852, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Eugene Metzger, 2698 Lenox Rd, Collins, NY 14034, Other Owners: Mary Metzger
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8382J , Serial Number: 15066282, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Salvatore F Dicembre, 2080 Danna Drive, Collins, NY 14034

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Collins, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1773.8 years
Robert1269.9 years
Mary1277.6 years
Richard965.8 years
George976.7 years
Helen973.5 years
James866.5 years
Edward880.3 years
William881.7 years
Ruth774.7 years
Most common last names in Collins, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1070.8 years
Johnson776.2 years
Luther679.8 years
Farner674.5 years
Ball571.2 years
Gabel573.0 years
Ortel477.8 years
Parsell466.8 years
Powers476.3 years
Buckley487.7 years

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
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  • #40 (14034) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovene first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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