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People

Total Population 4,984
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 16%
Employed Population 16+ 2,070
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 56%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $30,217
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $39,038
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,071

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,983
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $509
Median House Value $103,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.4%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 6%

Rainsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles E of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 97 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 35986
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.49
Longitude -85.84

Rainsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VALLEY HEAD
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station SCOTTSBORO
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Station LAFAYETTE 5 SW
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dutton 251 $58,125
Fort Payne 14,115 $44,270
Fyffe 1,376 $57,031
Hammondville 599 $44,808
Sylvania 1,979 $43,000
Valley Head 642 $49,028

Rainsville Public Libraries

Library
Rainsville Public Library
941 EAST MAIN STREET
Rainsville, Alabama
(256) 638-3311

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Rainsville High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PLAINVIEW SCHOOL
76 CHAVIES RD
256-638-3510
Serves 1,202 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
409 MAIN ST E
256-638-8821
A Non-traditional School

DEKALB ANNEX SCHOOL
409 E MAIN ST
256-638-4131
A Special Education School

DEKALB VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
409 MAIN ST E
256-638-4421
A Vocational School

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