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 2019: $54,168 (it was $34,444 in 2000)
Collins:

$54,168
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,969 (it was $14,082 in 2000)

Collins town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,658 (it was $67,500 in 2000)
Collins:

$126,658
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $204,126; detached houses: $208,327; townhouses or other attached units: $204,560; in 2-unit structures: $167,021; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,325; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $305,244; mobile homes: $37,805
March 2019 cost of living index in Collins: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Collins, NY (2010)
    • 4,80972.9%White alone
    • 1,04815.9%Black alone
    • 4576.9%Hispanic
    • 1812.7%American Indian alone
    • 560.8%Two or more races
    • 350.5%Other race alone
    • 150.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Collins, New York as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Collins is 93 to 1.


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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, New York map

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

This town:

6.7%
New York:

20.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Collins town:

2.2% ($1,484)
New York:

1.9% ($2,847)

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 )

Latitude: 42.49 N, Longitude: 78.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 716

Distribution of median household income in Collins, NY in 2019
Collins satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Collins, NY residents
Average permit cost in Collins, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Collins, NY
Historical housing units in Collins, NY
Most common industries in Collins, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Collins, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)

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 significantly above New York state average. It is 66% 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 Collins center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 321.0 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 Collins center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 296.2 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) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from Collins 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 (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Snowstorms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (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)

Private high school in Collins:

See full list of schools located in Collins

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.

Points of interest:

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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

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

For population 15 years and over in Collins:

Marital status in Collins, NY
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

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
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
New York average:

14.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Collins, NY (based on Erie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Erie County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
This 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.
New York:

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

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Erie County:

9.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

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

13.4%
New York:

15.6%

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Niagara County, NY  0.49% ($44,193 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($47,461)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,296)


3.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Niagara County, NY  0.51% ($45,440 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($50,925)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,526)

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.)
Collins fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Collins fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.1mTotal length
  • $35,952,000Total costs
  • 35,278Total average daily traffic
  • 2,789Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,621Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Collins, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Jennings Road (Lat: 42.497278 Lon: -78.871972), Call Sign: WGL645,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.375 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2015, Expiration Date: 10/30/2025, 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: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Registrant: National Fuel Gas Supply Corp, 365 Mineral Spring Rd, Buffalo, NY 14210, Phone: (716) 827-2100
  • 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: 06/06/2014, Expiration Date: 08/03/2024, Certifier: Carl W Carlton Jr., Registrant: New York State Police, 1220 Washington Ave, Bldg 22, Albany, NY 12226-2252, Phone: (518) 457-9466, Fax: (518) 457-5676, Email:
  • Collins Sub Residenc, Lat: 42.489444 Lon: -78.928611, Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQBG981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5855.00 MHz, 5865.00 MHz, 5865.00 MHz, 5875.00 MHz, 5895.00 MHz, 5895.00 MHz, 5905.00 MHz, 5915.00 MHz, 5885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2014, Expiration Date: 10/05/2024, Certifier: Robert S Terry, Registrant: New York State Dept Of Transportation, 50 Wolf Road Pod 5-3, Albany, NY 12232, Phone: (518) 457-1584, Fax: (518) 457-4203, 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: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 12/17/2024, Certifier: Christopher J Singelton, Registrant: New York State Department Of Corrections And Community Supervision, 1134 New Scotland Road, Albany, NY 12208, Phone: (518) 489-9072, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • UNY0105, On Vail Road (Lat: 42.452778 Lon: -78.905278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 58.2 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQSX429,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Certifier: Karl Kuykendall, Registrant: Uniti Fiber LLC, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 1800, Mobile, AL 36602, Phone: (877) 652-2321, Email:
  • COLLINS, 13870 Taylor Hollow Rd (Lat: 42.502194 Lon: -78.942639), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQXI651,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2016, Expiration Date: 03/16/2026, Certifier: Daniel Gernatt Jr, Registrant: Saia Communications, 100 Stradtman Street, Buffalo, NY 14206, Phone: (716) 892-2900, Fax: (716) 892-2983, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 04/22/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Side Sand And Gravel Inc, 13870 Taylor Hollow Rd, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/12/2006
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene Metzger, 2698 Lenox Rd, Collins, NY 14034
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/20/2018

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 19 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Collins, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (52.0%), and Outside Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Collins, NY
    • 7752.0%Structure Fires
    • 3624.3%Outside Fires
    • 2013.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1510.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Collins, NY
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Collins, NY
  • 77.1%Utility gas
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Collins, NY
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Collins compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

Collins on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: laborers and material movers, hand (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: leather and allied products (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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