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Collins is a city in Covington County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Collins is 31.645N. The longitude is -89.555W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,743.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$22,661
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Collins demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Gerald McRaney, actor
Local festivals include:
  • Okatoma Festival - May 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Collins web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Collins demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Covington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39428 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Collins residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Collins ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Collins was $11,912, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Collins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Collins festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Collins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $220.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $612.


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Libraries

Libraries in Collins include R. E. Blackwell Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Covington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Collins political report.

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The average commute time for Collins workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Collins include Best Western Collins Inn & Suites.

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