About Collins MS
Collins is a city in Covington County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 2,586 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Covington County.
Collins is located near the center of Covington County, along the southwest side of Okatoma Creek, a tributary of the Bowie River and part of the Pascagoula River watershed.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Collins has a total area of 8.0 square miles (20.7 km), of which 8.0 square miles (20.6 km) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km), or 0.37%, is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,586 people, 910 households, and 597 families residing in the city. The population density was 324.9 people per square mile (125.5/km²). There were 1,026 housing units at an average density of 128.9 per square mile (49.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.2% White, 51.1% African American, 0.01% Native American, 0.03% Asian, 3.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.2% of the population.
There were 910 households out of which 65.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.1% were husband and wife couples living together, 27.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the city, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 21.8% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.
According to the 2000 Census, the city’s language is mostly homogenous, with 2,280 (96.65%) of the population speaking English as at home. However, there are a marginal amount of Spanish (49 or 2.08%) and French (30 or 1.27%) speakers living in the city.
The median income for a household in the city was $22,661, and the median income for a family was $23,068. Males had a median income of $23,795 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,912. About 34.1% of families and 39.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 59.3% of those under age 18 and 16.5% of those age 65 or over.
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