Rainsville, DeKalb County, Alabama

Rainsville: City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States

About

Rainsville is a city located in the county of DeKalb in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,948. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,149 inhabitants.

The city was created 67 years ago in 1955.

Quick Facts about Rainsville

Population : 5,149 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : DeKalb County
Postal code : 35986
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.07%
Land as percent of area : 99.93%
Altitude : 1,296 feet / 395, 391 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1956 (67 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:51:02 (8th February 2023)
Population growth : 3.9% (2010-2020)
Rainsville locator map
Location of Rainsville on Alabama map.
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USPS - Rainsville Alabama 35986
USPS - Rainsville  Alabama 35986 image

Geography

Rainsville is located at 34°29'39"N 85°50'52"W (34.4942500, -85.8477500).

Rainsville map

Demographics

The population of Rainsville increased by 3.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,948 - census
2011 4,993 0.9% estimation process
2012 4,975 -0.36% estimation process
2013 4,988 0.26% estimation process
2014 4,996 0.16% estimation process
2015 5,010 0.28% estimation process
2016 5,006 -0.08% estimation process
2017 5,022 0.32% estimation process
2018 5,028 0.12% estimation process
2019 5,123 1.85% estimation process
2020 5,149 0.5% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,123
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,986
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,505
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,948
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.1%
Female persons, % : 53.2%
White only, percent : 79.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.5%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 252
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.6%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.6%

Rainsville zip code is 35986. County name: DeKalb, County fips: 01049

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $892
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $336
2015-2019 median gross rent : $569
2015-2019 Households : 1,894
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
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 : 51.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,788
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 230,984
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 77,369
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,542
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,295
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,315
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 503
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 286
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 123
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 428
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 99
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 340
2010 population per square mile : 240.6
2010 land area in square miles : 20.56
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $109,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $892
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $336
2015-2019 median gross rent : $569
2015-2019 Households : 1,894
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.5%
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 : 51.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,788
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 230,984
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 77,369
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,542
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,295
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,315
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 503
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 286
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 123
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 428
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 99
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 340
2010 population per square mile : 240.6
2010 land area in square miles : 20.56

People born in Rainsville (1)

American football coach Jeremy Pruitt was born in Rainsville

Schools in Rainsville

College & universities near Rainsville, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101277 New Beginning College of Cosmetology Albertville (AL) 35951

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rainsville, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL

Post offices near Rainsville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rainsvill Post Office Rainsville (AL) 35986

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Distance to Other Cities

Rainsville distances to largest Alabama cities