Rainbow City has a population of 9,573. During the past three years, Rainbow City saw 605 arrests. For 2016, the Rainbow City's arrest rate totaled 240.26 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 26.64% makes Rainbow City lower than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 48 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Rainbow City also totaled 182 arrests for property crimes during 2016. When compared to Boaz and Gadsden, Rainbow City is a safer place to live.
Overall, Rainbow City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Rainbow City averaged 48 violent crimes and 182 non-violent crimes.
The city of Rainbow City experienced 150 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 12 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 24, and the aggravated assault total was 112.