Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,555
Nationwide Rank 3153

Quick Facts

Rainbow City, Alabama is the 3,153rd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rainbow City, Alabama is a city.

Rainbow City, Alabama is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Rainbow City, Alabama is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rainbow City, Alabama Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3143 Bristol, Pennsylvania 9,631 -3.1%
3144 Monticello, Arkansas 9,627 4.9%
3145 Clarksville, Arkansas 9,618 24.4%
3146 Sweet Home, Oregon 9,612 20.0%
3147 Orange Cove, California 9,604 22.2%
3148 Clay, Alabama 9,599 10.4%
3149 Brownsville, Tennessee 9,592 -10.9%
3150 Rye Brook, New York 9,589 10.4%
3151 Washington, North Carolina 9,571 -1.5%
3152 Decatur, Indiana 9,561 0.0%
3153 Rainbow City, Alabama 9,555 12.8%
3154 Hackettstown, New Jersey 9,554 5.6%
3155 Port Townsend, Washington 9,551 14.1%
3156 Willoughby Hills, Ohio 9,550 11.2%
3157 Wellington, Colorado 9,527 250.7%
3158 Amityville, New York 9,524 0.7%
3159 Howell, Michigan 9,524 1.8%
3160 Sunbury, Pennsylvania 9,519 -10.0%
3161 Mound, Minnesota 9,517 0.8%
3162 Hermantown, Minnesota 9,513 17.9%
3163 Gig Harbor, Washington 9,507 44.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alabama

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1894 Helena 19,072 76.0%
1899 Troy 19,037 35.6%
1955 Selma 18,370 -10.0%
1961 Foley 18,288 109.5%
2135 Center Point 16,313 2.5%
2232 Hueytown 15,460 -5.1%
2235 Talladega 15,426 -10.9%
2239 Cullman 15,385 7.3%
2247 Millbrook 15,318 35.8%
2312 Alexander City 14,595 -4.6%
2314 Saraland 14,576 18.5%
2324 Scottsboro 14,484 -2.1%
2333 Ozark 14,428 -4.3%
2335 Hartselle 14,373 16.7%
2364 Fort Payne 14,071 8.5%
2373 Muscle Shoals 14,022 14.6%
2382 Calera 13,979 292.7%
2394 Gardendale 13,906 17.4%
2431 Pell City 13,676 41.1%
2441 Jasper 13,618 -4.0%
2520 Chelsea 13,011 233.0%
2529 Moody 12,956 57.9%
2588 Jacksonville 12,612 49.1%
2609 Irondale 12,468 27.4%
2644 Sylacauga 12,264 -5.7%
2679 Eufaula 12,044 -13.7%
2682 Leeds 12,031 14.6%
2718 Gulf Shores 11,809 105.6%
2913 Fairfield 10,683 -13.1%
3042 Pleasant Grove 10,104 0.9%
3083 Atmore 9,890 -3.7%
3126 Russellville 9,697 8.2%
3137 Boaz 9,652 24.4%
3148 Clay 9,599 10.4%
3153 Rainbow City 9,555 12.8%
3195 Pike Road 9,322 197.8%
3209 Valley 9,259 -2.8%
3222 Fultondale 9,190 38.9%
3227 Bay Minette 9,169 16.6%
3282 Sheffield 8,930 -7.3%
3324 Andalusia 8,787 -0.5%
3336 Clanton 8,756 9.5%
3346 Southside 8,731 23.6%
3372 Spanish Fort 8,644 56.9%
3396 Tuskegee 8,544 -29.2%
3426 Guntersville 8,429 9.5%
3436 Tuscumbia 8,398 5.2%
3482 Arab 8,284 11.7%
3533 Wetumpka 8,148 39.7%
3700 Greenville 7,632 5.5%
3733 Pinson 7,532 5.1%
3949 Demopolis 6,851 -12.6%
4019 Lincoln 6,664 36.1%
4024 Hamilton 6,646 -2.1%
4027 Oneonta 6,638 18.3%
4028 Montevallo 6,636 29.4%
4098 Opp 6,468 -5.3%
4159 Lanett 6,271 -20.7%
4183 Tarrant 6,201 -11.5%
4196 Satsuma 6,154 7.9%
4217 Robertsdale 6,098 59.6%
4250 Orange Beach 6,029 53.2%
4291 Roanoke 5,934 -9.6%
4293 Monroeville 5,927 -13.6%
4337 Attalla 5,827 -14.6%
4350 Chickasaw 5,794 -8.4%
4505 Smiths Station 5,418 18.0%
4597 Brewton 5,236 -4.4%
4634 Glencoe 5,152 1.3%
4646 Daleville 5,122 10.2%
4673 Midfield 5,092 -9.2%
4702 Rainsville 5,038 11.4%
4759 Semmes 4,934
4778 Childersburg 4,905 -3.0%
4810 Brent 4,864 57.1%
4840 Margaret 4,813 333.2%
4845 Jackson 4,790 -11.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 9,555 3,153
2016 9,531 3,143
2015 9,580 3,120
2014 9,606 3,096
2013 9,658 3,073
2012 9,666 3,054
2011 9,632 3,052
2010 9,602 3,041
2009 9,387 3,055
2008 9,303 3,054
2007 9,153 3,077
2006 8,931 3,116
2005 8,824 3,115
2004 8,757 3,105
2003 8,742 3,085
2002 8,737 3,069
2001 8,573 3,095
2000 8,468 3,111
1990 7,797 2,977