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Rye is a township in Perry County, in the Harrisburg-Carlisle metro area.
The latitude of Rye is 40.333N. The longitude is -76.966W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,327.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rye demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Perry 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 17053 ZIP code.
41% 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 $23,203, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% 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 $500. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,127.
Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rye political report.
The average commute time for Rye workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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