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Rye is a city in Westchester County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Rye is 40.980N. The longitude is -73.684W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 26 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,066.
The Rye-Oyster Bay ferry began service in 1739. The community later became a stop on the New York-Boston stagecoach line.
Developed as a summer resort in the 19th century. After World War I, Rye became a commuters' suburb.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rye demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westchester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, New York area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10528 ZIP code.
9% of Rye residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rye ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rye was $76,566, compared with $21,587 nationally.
68% of Rye residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Rye include Boston Post Road Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Rye, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,236. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,320.
Libraries in Rye include Osborn Branch Library, Rye Free Reading Room ... View libraries
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rye political report.
Rye restaurants taking online reservations include Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse - Rye, La Panetiere ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Rye workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rye between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Rye include Courtyard by Marriott Rye.
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