Rainsville, Alabama Population 2020

5,070

Rainsville is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,070, it is the 104th largest city in Alabama and the 4712th largest city in the United States. Rainsville is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 2.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,948 in 2010. Spanning over 21 miles, Rainsville has a population density of 246 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rainsville is $46,221 with a poverty rate of 25.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $113,000. The median age in Rainsville is 39.4 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.9 males.

Rainsville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.87%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rainsville, Alabama is 5,070, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,034.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,948.

Rainsville, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,61091.87%
Two or More Races1663.31%
Some Other Race1603.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.90%
Black or African American370.74%

Rainsville Population Pyramid 2020

Rainsville Median Age

39.4


Total

38.2


Male

40.1


Female

Rainsville Adults

There are 3,829 adults, (702 of whom are seniors) in Rainsville.

Rainsville Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Rainsville Sex Ratio

Female

2,685

53.51%

Male

2,333

46.49%

Rainsville Households and Families

Rainsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rainsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.1%12.9%
Married82.2%17.8%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female33.6%66.4%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0102.569.6
Married1,0022.882.2
Non Family6381.2762.9
Female2773.9433.6
Male933.3987.1

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rainsville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2918.26%
9th to 12th Grade37910.75%
High School Graduate1,34238.07%
Some College66418.84%
Associates Degree55115.63%
Bachelors Degree1393.94%
Graduate Degree1594.51%

Rainsville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1782,610234
Hispanic16159
Multiple Races12212227
Other Race102
Native American4545
Black373737

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,281$36,167$21,719
Less Than High School$$16,536$2,500
High School Grad$31,636$40,435$20,648
Some College$30,108$42,411$24,717
Bachelors Degree$35,337$$35,865
Graduate Degree$41,250$$

$27,281

Average Earnings

$36,167

Average Male

$21,719

Average Female

Rainsville Language

Rainsville Language by Age

Rainsville Language

94.72% of Rainsville residents speak only English, while 5.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.28% of the population.

Rainsville Poverty

Rainsville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,4661,15825.93%
Hispanic26810639.55%
Other16010666.25%

25.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.51%

Male Poverty Rate

30.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rainsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is Other, with 66.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rainsville is White, with 25.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.83%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.69%
High School25.19%
Some College11.28%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Male Employed9.70%
Female Employed9.25%

Rainsville Income

Rainsville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,449$46,221
Families$38,306$51,785
Married Families$41,545-
Non Families$17,723$27,532

Rainsville Marital Status

Rainsville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rainsville Married by Age and Sex

Rainsville 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 45-54.

Rainsville Marital Status by Race

Rainsville Veterans

265

Number of Veterans

265

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam136
First Gulf War78
Korea18
Second Gulf War15
World War II

$Rainsville Veterans by Education

8.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rainsville Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rainsville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.30%

Born in Alabama

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.15% of Rainsville residents were born in the United States, with 78.30% having been born in Alabama. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,070180.36%
20195,052180.36%
20185,034110.22%
20175,023180.36%
20165,005-4-0.08%
20155,009180.36%
20144,991120.24%
20134,979140.28%
20124,965-16-0.32%
20114,981280.57%
20104,9534540.97%
20004,4996241.50%
19903,875-32-0.08%
19803,9070.00%