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Rainsville is a city in DeKalb County.
The community was named for Will Rains, store owner
The latitude of Rainsville is 34.494N. The longitude is -85.847W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,296 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,699.
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3% of Rainsville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rainsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rainsville was $14,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Rainsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rainsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $238. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Libraries in Rainsville include Rainsville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rainsville include Weekly Post
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rainsville political report.
The average commute time for Rainsville workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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