Rye, New York Population 2024

46,984

Rye is a city located in Westchester County New York. Rye has a 2024 population of 46,984. Rye is currently declining at a rate of -1.42% annually and its population has decreased by -4.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,385 in 2020.

The average household income in Rye is $164,545 with a poverty rate of 10.92%. The median age in Rye is 39.9 years: 38.5 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Rye Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rye was:

  • White: 52.55%
  • Other race: 24.3%
  • Two or more races: 11.8%
  • Black or African American: 5.88%
  • Asian: 4.61%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
Land Area (mi²)
6.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,800.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.86% (-2,401)
The current population of Rye, New York is 46,984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,385.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,74252.55%
Other race11,90224.3%
Two or more races5,78011.8%
Black or African American2,8795.88%
Asian2,2584.61%
Native American4040.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.05%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rye Population by Race

Rye Population Pyramid 2024

Rye Median Age

39.9

Total

38.5

Male

41.5

Female

Rye Adults

There are 38,289 adults, (6,891 of whom are seniors) in Rye.

Rye Age Dependency

56

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rye Sex Ratio

Female23,81648.61%
Male25,17351.39%

Rye Population by Age

Rye Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,3042.9857.442.6
Married9,2633.5965.634.4
Non Family3,9471.2647.852.2
Female2,2873.4746.553.5
Male8072.9642.457.6

3.38

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rye Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1,9715.91%
Associates Degree2,1006.3%
Bachelors Degree8,41125.23%
Graduate Degree6,74520.23%
High School Graduate6,83920.52%
Less Than 9th Grade3,1799.54%
Some College4,09012.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rye Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rye Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White15,32614,6589,804
Hispanic13,7069,5872,921
Other Race7,5835,3051,226
2+ Races3,2902,4291,039
Black2,0741,841953
Asian1,5021,3261,144
Native American31621074

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.17%.

Rye Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$85,783$93,425$76,061
Graduate Degree$105,183$141,375$92,615
High School Graduate$35,225$46,875$29,370
Less Than 9th Grade$25,526$37,715$21,472
Overall$57,731$67,606$45,466
Some College$47,415$58,621$35,000

$57,731

Average Earnings

$67,606

Average Male

$45,466

Average Female

Rye Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rye Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rye Language

49.16% of Rye residents speak only English, while 50.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.03% of the population.

Rye Language

Rye Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic22,1253,59716.26%
Other11,8631,88815.92%
White20,3661,0845.32%
Multiple5,77265811.4%
Black2,85834812.18%
Asian2,25830713.6%
Native40426064.36%

10.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.57%

Male Poverty Rate

12.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rye

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rye is Native, with 64.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rye is White, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.25%.

Rye Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.05%
High School15.58%
Some College5.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%

Rye Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed23.61%
Female Unemployed9.13%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed4.25%

Rye Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rye Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,483$184,276
Households$108,791$164,545
Married Families$146,273$-999,999,999
Non Families$66,771$86,196

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rye Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rye Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rye Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rye Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rye Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,178

Number of Veterans

1,167

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam494
Korea357
First Gulf War91
Second Gulf War83
World War II61

Rye Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+653
65 to 74313
35 to 54109
55 to 6478
18 to 3425

Rye Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White8394.03%
Hispanic1500.9%
Black1386.04%
Other Race1291.43%
Asian533.29%
2+ Races190.45%

Rye Veterans by Race

Rye Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rye Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rye Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rye Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rye Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.16%

Born in Rye

64.83%

Native Born

35.17%

Foreign Born

18.16%

Non Citizen

17.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.83% of Rye residents were born in the United States, with 48.16% having been born in New York. 18.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rye Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202943,594-678-1.53%
202844,272-678-1.51%
202744,950-678-1.49%
202645,628-678-1.46%
202546,306-678-1.44%
202446,984-678-1.42%
202347,662-678-1.4%
202248,340-678-1.38%
202149,018-367-0.74%
202049,3852,9346.32%
201946,451-132-0.28%
201846,583-30-0.06%
201746,613-146-0.31%
201646,759960.21%
201546,663900.19%
201446,573910.2%
201346,4822150.46%
201246,267620.13%
201146,2052270.49%
201045,97800%

Rye Population by Year