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Collins is a township in McLeod County, in the Hutchinson metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Collins. For links to other places called Collins, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Collins is 44.772N. The longitude is -94.437W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,056 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 476.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Collins demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McLeod 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 55312 ZIP code.
59% of Collins residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Collins ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Collins was $24,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Collins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Collins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $986.
McLeod County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Collins political report.
The average commute time for Collins workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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