Collins, Story County, Iowa

Collins: City in Story County, Iowa, United States

About

Collins is a city located in the county of Story in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 495 and a population density of 387 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 472 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Collins

Population : 472 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Story County
Postal code : 50055
Area : 1.28 km2
Altitude : 997 feet / 304 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:43:50 (28th November 2022)
Density : 369 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.87% (2010-2020)
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Location of Collins on Iowa map.
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Geography

Collins is located at 41°54'10"N 93°18'23"W (41.9027700, -93.3063200).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Collins decreased by 4.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 495 - census
2011 495 0% estimation process
2012 492 -0.61% estimation process
2013 493 0.2% estimation process
2014 492 -0.2% estimation process
2015 488 -0.82% estimation process
2016 482 -1.24% estimation process
2017 480 -0.42% estimation process
2018 470 -2.13% estimation process
2019 467 -0.64% estimation process
2020 472 1.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,060
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,435
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,469
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,447
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 32.2%
People over 65 (%) : 9.4%
Female persons, % : 50.4%
White only, percent : 91.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 48.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 50.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 314
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 20.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.3%

Collins zip code is 50055. County name: Story, County fips: 19169

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,323
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $573
2015-2019 median gross rent : $966
2015-2019 Households : 2,988
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.11
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,849
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 82,476
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 107,139
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,450
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,362
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,345
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 730
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 351
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 82
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 622
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 643
2010 population per square mile : 1,101.5
2010 land area in square miles : 8.58

People born in Collins (1)

Dutch author and poet James Holmes was born in Collins

Schools in Collins

College & universities near Collins, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154208 PCI Academy-Ames Ames (IA) 50010
153603 Iowa State University Ames (IA) 50011-2103
153320 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary Ankeny (IA) 50023-2152
153214 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny (IA) 50023-3993
153922 Marshalltown Community College Marshalltown (IA) 50158

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Collins, IA

Code Name Address Type
OSC Osceola Main & East Clay Streets RAIL

Post offices near Collins

Post Office Name City ZIP
Collin Post Office Collins (IA) 50055
Maxwell Post Office Maxwell (IA) 50161
Rhod Post Office Rhodes (IA) 50234
Col Post Office Colo (IA) 50056
Baxter Post Office Baxter (IA) 50028

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Collins , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 6,239 people.
  • Collins , Mississippi city in Covington County, Mississippi, United States with a population of 2,417 people.
  • Collins , Georgia human settlement in Tattnall County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 568 people.
  • Collins , Missouri human settlement in St. Clair County, Missouri, United States of America with a population of 159 people.

Other cities in Story County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Story County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Ames 67,033 City in Iowa, United States
Nevada 6,682 Town in Story County, Iowa, United States
Huxley 4,270 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Story City 3,320 City in Iowa
Slater 1,471 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Roland 1,252 City in Iowa
Gilbert 1,152 City in Story County, Iowa, United States
Maxwell 908 City in Iowa
Colo 819 City in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Cambridge 796 City in Iowa, USA
Zearing 517 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Sheldahl 325 Human settlement in Iowa, United States of America
McCallsburg 320 Human settlement in Story County, Iowa, United States of America
Kelley 300 City in Iowa, USA