|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rainelle is 1,191. Rainelle, West Virginia is the 9,574th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Rainelle was in 1990, when its population was 1,826. In 1990, Rainelle was the 7,282nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,574th largest city in the US. Rainelle is currently 34.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rainelle has shrunk 22.7% since the year 2000. Rainelle, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9574||Rainelle, West Virginia||1,191||-22.7%|
|9575||Fremont, North Carolina||1,190||-18.4%|
|9579||Gregory, South Dakota||1,189||-14.6%|
The total voting age population of Rainelle, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 989. The voting age population is 43.3% male and 56.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.1% of the residents of Rainelle are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rainelle are 97.8% White, 1.8% Other and 0.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rainelle, 36.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.4%. On a per-household basis, 35.7% of families are below the poverty line in Rainelle.
Among those aged 16 and older, 37.2% of Rainelle residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 86.5% of Rainelle residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rainelle residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rainelle is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rainelle, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rainelle is $28,125.
In Rainelle, 57.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.0% of housing units in Rainelle.
Of all the housing units in Rainelle, 28.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Rainelle, 8.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rainelle is $535.
In Rainelle, 68.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.