Rainsville, Alabama Population 2024

5,796

Rainsville is a city located in DeKalb County Alabama. Rainsville has a 2024 population of 5,796. Rainsville is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,533 in 2020.

The average household income in Rainsville is $67,183 with a poverty rate of 16.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rainsville is 44.9 years, 39.2 years for males, and 48.7 years for females.

Rainsville Demographics

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

  • White: 84.56%
  • Other race: 9.45%
  • Two or more races: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
20.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
281.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.75% (263)
The current population of Rainsville, Alabama is 5,796 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,533.

Rainsville, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,68984.56%
Other race5249.45%
Two or more races2334.2%
Black or African American550.99%
Native American440.79%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rainsville Population by Race

Rainsville Population Pyramid 2024

Rainsville Median Age

44.9

Total

39.2

Male

48.7

Female

Rainsville Adults

There are 4,313 adults, (1,201 of whom are seniors) in Rainsville.

Rainsville Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainsville Sex Ratio

Female2,52145.46%
Male3,02454.54%

Rainsville Population by Age

Rainsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1822.5481.518.5
Married1,5962.919010
Non Family4831.1854.945.1
Female983.1477.622.4
Male53.60100
showing: 5 rows

2.9

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rainsville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 64.76%.

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,491

Average Earnings

$53,310

Average Male

$24,653

Average Female

Rainsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rainsville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rainsville Language

89.3% of Rainsville residents speak only English, while 10.7% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.94% of the population.

Rainsville Language

Rainsville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other524524100%
Hispanic524524100%
White4,6514058.71%
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16.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is White, with 8.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.58%.

Rainsville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.28%
High School14.29%
Some College1.81%
Bachelors or Greater1.05%
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Rainsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.12%
Female Employed1.73%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Rainsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rainsville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rainsville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.2%

Male Marriage Rate

68.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainsville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rainsville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rainsville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rainsville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

243

Number of Veterans

243

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Rainsville Veterans by War

count

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Rainsville Veterans by Age

count

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Rainsville Veterans by Race

Rainsville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainsville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rainsville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rainsville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rainsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.54%

Born in Rainsville

97.11%

Native Born

2.89%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.11% of Rainsville residents were born in the United States, with 76.54% having been born in Alabama. 2.65% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,096600.99%
20286,036601%
20275,976601.01%
20265,916601.02%
20255,856601.04%
20245,796601.05%
20235,736601.06%
20225,676601.07%
20215,616831.5%
20205,5334418.66%
20195,092941.88%
20184,99880.16%
20174,990130.26%
20164,977-4-0.08%
20154,981150.3%
20144,96690.18%
20134,957130.26%
20124,944-20-0.4%
20114,964-1-0.02%
20104,96546610.36%
20004,49962416.1%
19903,875-32-0.82%
19803,907
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Rainsville Population by Year