Thinking of living in Rye, NY?


Are you thinking of living in Rye, NY?  Rye, NY is a suburb of New York City with approximately 15,000 people.  Most of the residents commute to New York City with only 39.6% working within Westchester County.  Rye is an affluent town with a median income of $162,394 of which 31% of the residents work in the Management, Business and Finance fields.  There are more households with stay-at-home moms than there are dual-income households.  A majority of households are family households with an average family size of 3.4 people and approximately, 32.5% of the residents are under 19 years old. Below you will find useful information if you are thinking of living in Rye, NY.

Household Stats for Rye, NY

  • Population of approximately 15,000
  • Families-73.4% family households with an average family size of 3.40
  • Kids-32.5% of the population under 19 years old
  • Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers– 5.6% under 5 years old
  • Median Age 42.3 years old
  • White 90.4%, Hispanic 7.1%, Asian 5.2%,  African American 0.3%

Employment Stats for Rye, NY

  • 54.6% Stay at Home Moms vs. 45.4% Working Moms *
  • Work in Westchester County 39.6%, Work in NY (outside Westchester County) 50.5%, Work outside NY state 9.9%
  • $162,394 Median Household Income
  • 31% Management, Business and Financial Occupations

Schools and School Buses in Rye, NY

Most Rye residents attend the Rye City School district while some are districted to the Rye Neck School district.  

  • Rye City School District
    • Elementary Schools: Midland Elementary School, Milton Elementary School, Osborn Elementary school
    • Middle School: Rye Middle School
    • High School: Rye High School
  • Rye Neck School District
    • District of approximately 1500 students from the City of Rye and Village of Mamaroneck.  
    • Elementary schools are divided into K-2 and Grades 3-5.  K-2 Students attend Daniel Warren School and Grades 3-5 students attend F.E. Bellows School.  
    • Middle School: Rye Neck Middle School
    • High School: Rye Neck High School.

There is no school bus transportation available for the schools in both Rye City School district and Rye Neck School district.

Preschools in Rye, NY

Guide to Preschools in Rye, NY

Housing Stats for Rye, NY

  • 52% own 2 cars, 20.6% own 3 or more cars
  • 74.1% owner-occupied housing and 25.9% rental housing
  • 62.9% of homes built prior to 1960

Metro-North Train Commute to NYC from Rye, NY

  • Metro-North Train Commute from Rye to Grand Central is approximately 39 minutes

Metro-North Train Station Parking in Rye, NY

Rye train station parking permit has a waitlist of 10-17 years.  Check out our guide to Metro-North Train Station Parking for Rye, NY.

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Rye, NY Taxes

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*Population 20-64 years old, female with children under 18 Years old

Source: 2016 American Community Survey and 2010 Census

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