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Collins, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Collins Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Huron County at latitude 41.2541 and longitude -82.4824. Huron County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The formal official name is the Collins Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Collins, Ohio.

The U5 Census Class Code for Collins indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Collins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Collins, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 623
Population in Households 623
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 230
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 174
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (75.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $124,091
Average Home Value $136,387


Median Household Income $51,503
Average Household Income $61,548
Per Capita Income $23,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.3% -0.36%
Households -0.1% -0.17%
Families -1.18% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Collins, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collins to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 792 34th
Population Density1 # 1190 1st
Diversity Index2 # 615 50th
Median Household Income # 484 60th
Per Capita Income # 607 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.