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Rye, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Rye had a population of 16,215 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rye is located at latitude 40.9447 and longitude -73.6864 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rye (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.85 sq. miles and a water area of 14.17 sq. miles. Westchester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Rye (GNIS ID: 979445) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rye population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rye: Hastings.

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Rye, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,215
Daytime Population: Workers 8,725
Daytime Population: Residents 9,461
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18,186
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 16,078
Population in Familes 14,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 2,770
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $167,138
Average Household Income $234,575
Per Capita Income $81,743


Total Housing Units 6,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,049 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,583 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,062,201


Total Households 5,632
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 4,097
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 0.43% 0.39%
Households 0.28% 0.3%
Families 0.15% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.6%

Rye, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rye to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 118 90th
Population Density # 309 74th
Diversity Index # 398 67th
Median Household Income # 44 96th
Per Capita Income # 51 96th

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