Rainbow City, Etowah County, Alabama

Rainbow City: City in Alabama, United States

About

Rainbow City is a city located in the county of Etowah in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,602. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 9,611 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Rainbow City

Population : 9,611 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Etowah County
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.58%
Land as percent of area : 99.42%
Altitude : 568 feet / 173 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:23:15 (27th November 2022)
Postal code : 35906
Population growth : 0.09% (2010-2019)
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Location of Rainbow City on Alabama map.
Etowah County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rainbow City Highlighted 0163288 locator map image
Etowah County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rainbow City Highlighted 0163288
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Geography

Rainbow City is located at 33°57'17"N 86°2'31"W (33.9548200, -86.0419200).

Rainbow City map

Demographics

The population of Rainbow City increased by 0.09% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,602 - census
2011 9,645 0.45% estimation process
2012 9,663 0.19% estimation process
2013 9,648 -0.16% estimation process
2014 9,606 -0.44% estimation process
2015 9,588 -0.19% estimation process
2016 9,575 -0.14% estimation process
2017 9,600 0.26% estimation process
2018 9,597 -0.03% estimation process
2019 9,611 0.15% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,611
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,608
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : Z
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,191
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,602
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.5%
People over 65 (%) : 16.7%
Female persons, % : 55.2%
White only, percent : 84.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 671
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.0%

Rainbow City zip code is 35906. County name: Etowah, County fips: 01055

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,248
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $396
2015-2019 median gross rent : $797
2015-2019 Households : 3,847
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,742
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,988
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,729
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 185,594
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,201
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,547
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,337
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 860
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 418
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 76
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 719
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 756
2010 population per square mile : 377.2
2010 land area in square miles : 25.46
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $166,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,248
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $396
2015-2019 median gross rent : $797
2015-2019 Households : 3,847
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,742
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 30,988
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,729
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 185,594
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,201
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,547
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,337
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 860
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 418
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 279
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 76
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 719
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 756
2010 population per square mile : 377.2
2010 land area in square miles : 25.46

People born in Rainbow City (1)

Professional American football quarterback Brodie Croyle was born in Rainbow City

Schools in Rainbow City

College & universities near Rainbow City, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101240 Gadsden State Community College Gadsden (AL) 35903

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rainbow City, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Rainbow City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gadsden Post Office Gadsden (AL) 35901

Other cities in Etowah County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Etowah County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Gadsden 34,816 City in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.
Southside 9,046 City in Alabama, United States
Attalla 5,832 City in Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Glencoe 5,080 City in Alabama, USA
Hokes Bluff 4,240 City in Etowah County, Alabama, United States
Sardis City 1,776 Human settlement
Altoona 915 Town in Etowah County, Alabama, USA
Walnut Grove 692 Human settlement in Etowah County, Alabama, United States of America
Reece City 624 Town in Etowah County, Alabama, United States
Anderson 268 Town in Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA
Lester 134 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Rainbow City distances to largest Alabama cities