Rye, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Rye, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Rye had a population of 15,877 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rye: Hastings.

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Rye, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,877
Population in Households 15,740
Population in Familes 13,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 2,712
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $176,206
Average Household Income $241,048
Per Capita Income $84,125


Total Housing Units 6,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,861 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,662 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 509 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $1,463,337
Average Home Value $1,478,451


Total Households 5,523
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 4,012
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.12% 0.16%
Households 0.01% 0.09%
Families -0.13% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

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, 2018 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 # 120 90th
Population Density # 316 74th
Diversity Index # 397 67th
Median Household Income # 42 97th
Per Capita Income # 47 96th

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