Collins, MS


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Collins is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,570 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Collins is the 98th largest community in Mississippi.

Collins is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Collins is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Collins who work in office and administrative support (9.04%), healthcare (8.82%), and personal care services (8.16%).

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Collins has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Collins has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Collins than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Collins may be for you.

As is often the case in a small city, Collins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Collins citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.12% of adults 25 and older in Collins have a college degree.

The per capita income in Collins in 2010 was $15,311, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $61,244 for a family of four.

Collins is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Collins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Collins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Collins include Scottish, English, German, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Collins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.

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