Rainbow City, Alabama

Population 9,579

Rainbow City is located in Etowah County, AL. The population is 9,579, making Rainbow City the 3rd largest city in Etowah County.

There are 3 public schools in Rainbow City with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Rainbow City is low , and there are 5 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rainbow City is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Rainbow City property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rainbow City include Attalla, Southside and Steele.

Rainbow City Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 30%

Crime Rate

49.49% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 127
  • Violent Crimes: 174
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 232
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 857

Registered Offenders

73.33% Lower than national avg.
  • 5 offenders in Rainbow City
  • 5.22 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

29 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 2
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 27

Unemployment

Low 2.8%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

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Summary
There are 3 K-12 public schools in Rainbow City, AL and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Rainbow City's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.
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1 Private School

Westbrook Christian School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Rainbow City, AL

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$224,900 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    11.1%
  • Rented
    32.8%
  • Owned
    56.1%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

17 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Rainbow City, AL issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rainbow City, 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: $563
  • 1 Bedroom: $617
  • 2 Bedrooms: $737
  • 3 Bedrooms: $973
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,100

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Environmental Hazards

29 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1228/1334)
    Rainbow City, AL has 92.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Rainbow City, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Rainbow City, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.2°
  • February 45.6°
  • March 54.15°
  • April 62.88°
  • May 70.05°
  • June 78.42°
  • July 80.23°
  • August 80.5°
  • September 72.83°
  • October 60.7°
  • November 52.07°
  • December 44.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rainbow City, AL

Earthquakes
Rainbow City, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Rainbow City, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Rainbow City, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Rainbow City, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rainbow City, AL: $49,496

Unemployment

Unemployment in Rainbow City is 2.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 2.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.13%
White Collar - 60.87%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Rainbow City, AL

6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Rainbow City, AL

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Rainbow City, AL
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