Rainsville, Alabama Population 2021

5,313
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Rainsville is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,313, it is the 101st largest city in Alabama and the 4603rd largest city in the United States . Rainsville is currently growing at a rate of 1.82% annually and its population has increased by 7.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,948 in 2010. Rainsville reached it's highest population of 5,313 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Rainsville has a population density of 258 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rainsville is $44,597 with a poverty rate of 30.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $109,000. The median age in Rainsville is 35.8 years, 31.3 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Rainsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rainsville was:

  • White: 79.88%
  • Other race: 14.08%
  • Two or more races: 3.57%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rainsville, Alabama is 5,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,028.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,948.

Rainsville, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,02779.88%
Some Other Race71014.08%
Two or More Races1803.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native771.53%
Black or African American470.93%
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Rainsville Population by Race

Rainsville Population Pyramid $2021

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Rainsville Median Age

35.8


Total

31.3


Male

37.6


Female

Rainsville Adults

There are 3,667 adults, (713 of whom are seniors) in Rainsville.

Rainsville Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,681

53.18%

Male

2,360

46.82%

Rainsville Population by Age

Rainsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rainsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.4%9.6%
Married77.2%22.8%
All65.6%34.4%
Non Family49.2%50.8%
Female37.2%62.8%

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rainsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8942.6665.6
Married1,0273.2677.2
Non Family5911.2449.2
Female1723.737.2
Male1043.1190.4

3.26

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Rainsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40112.02%
9th to 12th Grade2948.81%
High School Graduate1,27738.27%
Some College63519.03%
Associates Degree43212.95%
Bachelors Degree2086.23%
Graduate Degree902.70%
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Rainsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,8142,305218
Hispanic299113
Other Race25973
2+ Races11711733
Native American7777
Black474747

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,259$31,566$21,134
Less Than 9th Grade$15,620$16,604$2,500
High School Graduate$26,016$30,611$21,097
Some College$30,341$32,500$25,298
Bachelors Degree$36,568$$36,292
Graduate Degree$43,438$$

$26,259

Average Earnings

$31,566

Average Male

$21,134

Average Female

Rainsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rainsville Language by Age

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Rainsville Language

86.38% of Rainsville residents speak only English, while 13.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.62% of the population.

Rainsville Language

Rainsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,93389922.86%
Hispanic78864681.98%
Other71064690.99%

30.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.43%

Male Poverty Rate

33.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is Other, with 90.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is White, with 22.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.82%.

Rainsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.76%
High School34.06%
Some College7.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rainsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed38.00%
Male Employed17.19%
Female Employed6.63%

Rainsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rainsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,295$44,597
Families$37,599$51,615
Married Families$41,401-
Non Families$16,250$27,348
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Income by Household Type

Rainsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainsville Married by Age and Sex

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Rainsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rainsville Marital Status by Race

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Rainsville Marital Status

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252

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam139
First Gulf War60
Second Gulf War19
Korea16
World War II

Rainsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7490
75+61
35 to 5459
55 to 6442
18 to 34

Rainsville Veterans by Age

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Rainsville Veterans by Race

Rainsville Veterans by Education

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7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainsville Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rainsville Employment by Age

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Rainsville Employment by Race

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Rainsville 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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72.39%

Born in Rainsville

94.41%

Native Born

5.59%

Foreign Born

5.59%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.41% of Rainsville residents were born in the United States, with 72.39% having been born in Alabama. 5.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rainsville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,313951.82%
20205,218951.85%
20195,123951.89%
20185,02860.12%
20175,022160.32%
20165,006-4-0.08%
20155,010140.28%
20144,99680.16%
20134,988130.26%
20124,975-18-0.36%
20114,993-1-0.02%
20104,9944951.05%
20004,4996241.50%
19903,875-32-0.08%
19803,9070.00%

Rainsville Population by Year