Rainsville, Alabama

Population 4,959

Rainsville is located in Dekalb County, AL. The population is 4,959, making Rainsville the 2nd largest city in Dekalb County.

There are 3 public schools in Rainsville with an average Homefacts rating of B-. , and there are 14 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rainsville is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rainsville property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rainsville include Shiloh, Powell and Pine Ridge.

Rainsville Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 18.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 10.9%

Crime Rate

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Registered Offenders

43.90% Higher than national avg.
  • 14 offenders in Rainsville
  • 28.23 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

20 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 3
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 15


Low 2.7%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Rainsville, AL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Rainsville's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
1 Private School

Cornerstone Christian Academy

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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11 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Rainsville, AL issued 11 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rainsville, AL issued 8 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $462
  • 1 Bedroom: $465
  • 2 Bedrooms: $612
  • 3 Bedrooms: $818
  • 4 Bedrooms: $884

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Environmental Hazards

20 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Rainsville, AL has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Rainsville, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
    Rainsville, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.1°
  • February 41.85°
  • March 50.4°
  • April 59.75°
  • May 66.85°
  • June 74.76°
  • July 79.77°
  • August 77.17°
  • September 68.9°
  • October 57.23°
  • November 48.9°
  • December 41.25°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rainsville, AL

Rainsville, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Rainsville, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Rainsville, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Rainsville, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rainsville, AL: $39,477


Unemployment in Rainsville is 2.7%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 52.24%
White Collar - 47.76%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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1 Library view all

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0 Retirement Homes view all

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