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Rye is a town in Westchester County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Rye. For links to other places called Rye, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rye is 41.005N. The longitude is -73.688W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 89 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 43,880.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10543 ZIP code.
5% of Rye residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $28,948, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Rye residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rye, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $882. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,358.
Westchester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rye political report.
The average commute time for Rye workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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