Collins is located close to the center of Iowa. Collins is between the Story, Jasper, Marshall county. Collins has 0.49 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Collins population is 428, which has shrunk 14.23% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Collins median household income is $45,938 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 21.15% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 33.56% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Collins median house value is $90,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 60.75% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Collins is much better than the state average in quality. The Collins area code is 641.