Rye Brook, NY
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Living in Rye Brook


Rye Brook is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,047 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rye Brook is the 197th largest community in New York.

Rye Brook home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Rye Brook real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Rye Brook is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 90.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rye Brook is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rye Brook who work in management occupations (17.96%), business and financial occupations (11.11%), and sales jobs (9.90%).

Of important note, Rye Brook is also a village of artists. Rye Brook has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rye Brook’s character.

Also of interest is that Rye Brook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Rye Brook is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rye Brook a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rye Brook has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rye Brook’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Rye Brook, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.45 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Despite being a small village, Rye Brook has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Rye Brook. 66.54% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Rye Brook in 2018 was $84,352, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $337,408 for a family of four.

Rye Brook is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Rye Brook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rye Brook residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Rye Brook also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.72% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rye Brook include Italian, Irish, Polish, Russian, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Rye Brook's cultural character, accounting for 18.15% of the village’s population.

The most common language spoken in Rye Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.