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Demographics

People

Total Population4,986
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+1,968
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,696
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,940
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,854

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,854
% Above Poverty Level80.1%
% Below Poverty Level19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.9%
Median Gross Rent$575
Median House Value$113,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.9%
Irish6.4%
German4.5%
English3.1%
Italian2.5%
Scottish1.4%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
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Rainsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County DeKalb County
Standard Zip Codes35986
Phone Area Codes256
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.49
Approximate 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)

StationVALLEY HEAD
Distance13.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches
StationSCOTTSBORO
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 90 F
Oct Temp46 to 74 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches
StationLAFAYETTE 5 SW
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 72 F
Annual Precip58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dutton342$58,750
Fort Payne14,101$47,447
Fyffe1,465$64,643
Hammondville603$51,875
Sylvania2,408$50,833
Valley Head713$32,426

Rainsville Public Libraries

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

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Rainsville Public Schools

Dekalb Annex Sch
409 E Main St
ZIP: 35986
Other
Dekalb Voc Sch
409 Main St E
ZIP: 35986
High
Plainview Sch
76 Chavies Rd
ZIP: 35986
Other
Total Enrollment 1167

Rainsville Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy
1600 Mccurdy Ave N
ZIP: 35986
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 269
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