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Rye, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Rye had a population of 15,789 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Rye is located at latitude 40.9807 and longitude -73.6837 in Westchester County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rye 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Rye, NY Housing Affordability Index is 63
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Rye, NY Wealth Index is 353
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,789 (100%)
Population in Households 15,653 (99.1%)
Population in Families 13,787 (87.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 136 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 2,697
Diversity Index2 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $198,573
Average Household Income $253,216
Per Capita Income $88,268
Wealth Index4 353

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,000 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,746 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,757 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 497 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $1,489,440
Housing Affordability Index3 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,503
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 3,995
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.05% -0.01%
Households -0.03% -0.06%
Families -0.16% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.61%

Rye, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rye to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 319 73rd
Diversity Index # 399 67th
Median Household Income # 37 97th
Per Capita Income # 47 96th

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