Rye is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 5,325 people and just one neighborhood, Rye is the 63rd largest community in New Hampshire.
Real Estate Prices
Rye home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Hampshire, but Rye real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rye is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rye is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rye who work in sales jobs (17.93%), management occupations (16.96%) and office and administrative support (8.57%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Rye is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Rye’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Rye is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.