Rainsville, AL 35986 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Powell, AL | Rainsville, AL | Shiloh, AL | Shiloh, AL

Camera Icon Photos of the local Rainsville, AL area

ZIP Code 35986: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rainsville, AL 35986

Acceptable Alternative
Powell, AL 35986
Shiloh, AL 35986
Shiloh, AL 35986

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 326
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,958
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 80
  • County: De Kalb County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.497, Longitude -85.844
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


35986 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Rainsville, AL 35986 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,603
Daytime Population: Workers 3,873
Daytime Population: Residents 4,397
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,270
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 7,577
Population in Familes 6,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 187
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $39,572
Average Household Income $51,146
Per Capita Income $20,763


Total Housing Units 3,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,247 (66.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 831 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $115,474
Average Home Value $142,234


Total Households 3,078
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,141
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.36%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.06% 0.23%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.36%

Rainsville, AL 35986 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 35986 to the other 614 ZIP Codes in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 225 64th
Population Density # 179 71st
Diversity Index # 477 22nd
Median Household Income # 315 49th
Per Capita Income # 359 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.

Alabama Research Tools

Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Alabama Census Data
Highest or Lowest: