Rainbow City, Alabama Population 2022

10,309
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Rainbow City is a city located in Etowah County Alabama. Rainbow City has a 2020 population of 10,309. Rainbow City is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,191 in 2010.

The average household income in Rainbow City is $70,921 with a poverty rate of 12.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $846 per month, and the median house value is $163,000. The median age in Rainbow City is 38 years, 40.2 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Rainbow City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rainbow Citywas:

  • White: 83.04%
  • Black or African American: 9.91%
  • Asian: 2.91%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rainbow City, Alabama is 10,309 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,191.

Rainbow City, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,97383.04%
Black or African American9519.91%
Asian2792.91%
Some Other Race1511.57%
Two or More Races2472.57%
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Rainbow City Population by Race

Rainbow City Population Pyramid 2022

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Rainbow City Median Age

39.2


Total

39.8


Male

37.5


Female

Rainbow City Adults

There are 7,382 adults, (1,509 of whom are seniors) in Rainbow City.

Rainbow City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainbow City Sex Ratio

Female

5,332

55.54%

Male

4,269

44.46%

Rainbow City Population by Age

Rainbow City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rainbow City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female39.7%60.3%
Male12.9%87.1%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rainbow City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6432.6362.6
Married1,6353.1781.9
Male1703.4612.9
Female5754.0839.7
Non Family1,2631.1554.7

3.37

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Rainbow City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1392.07%
9th to 12th Grade6099.09%
High School Graduate2,13731.90%
Some College1,09916.40%
Associates Degree89013.28%
Bachelors Degree1,18117.63%
Graduate Degree6459.63%
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Rainbow City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rainbow City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races646438
Asian17517587
Other Race694130
White5,6455,0611,506
Hispanic23216859
Black584484136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 59.38%.

Rainbow City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,296$46,481$31,996
Less Than 9th Grade$$2,500$
High School Graduate$32,275$30,050$33,824
Some College$47,306$58,259$30,809
Bachelors Degree$38,558$61,959$31,176
Graduate Degree$80,582$81,179$65,481

$35,296

Average Earnings

$46,481

Average Male

$31,996

Average Female

Rainbow City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rainbow City Language by Age

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Rainbow City Language

93.62% of Rainbow City residents speak only English, while 6.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Rainbow City Language

Rainbow City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic39413133.25%
Multiple2476124.70%
Black95117017.88%
White7,74977810.04%
Asian279155.38%
Other100NaN%

12.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.86%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainbow City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainbow City is Hispanic, with 33.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainbow City is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.29%.

Rainbow City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.26%
High School6.96%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Rainbow City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.84%
Male Unemployed0.32%
Female Employed10.89%
Female Unemployed24.39%

Rainbow City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rainbow City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,644$71,509
Families$70,313$86,194
Married Families$84,388-
Non Families$38,090$42,114
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Income by Household Type

Rainbow City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainbow City Married by Age and Sex

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Rainbow City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rainbow City Marital Status by Race

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Rainbow City Marital Status

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606

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War149
First Gulf War180
Vietnam125
Korea13
World War II16

Rainbow City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 54282
55 to 6477
65 to 74100
75+137

Rainbow City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5638.78%
Black436.79%

Rainbow City Veterans by Race

Rainbow City Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainbow City Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rainbow City Employment by Age

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Rainbow City Employment by Race

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Rainbow City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.17%

Born in Rainbow City

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

2.84%

Non Citizen

2.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Rainbow City residents were born in the United States, with 68.17% having been born in Alabama. 2.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rainbow City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19703,1070.00%
19806,2993,1927.32%
19907,6731,3741.99%
20008,4287550.94%
20109,6021,1741.31%
20119,661590.61%
20129,720590.61%
20139,779590.61%
20149,838590.60%
20159,897590.60%
20169,956590.60%
201710,015590.59%
201810,074590.59%
201910,133590.59%
202010,191580.57%
202110,250590.58%
202210,309590.58%

Rainbow City Population by Year