Rye Brook is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,521 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 91.80% 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 (15.95%), business and financial occupations (12.66%), and sales jobs (11.25%).
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.
In addition, Rye Brook is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Rye Brook is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Rye Brook really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Rye Brook perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Rye Brook, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.47 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Rye Brook, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Rye Brook is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.87% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rye Brook in 2018 was $76,668, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $306,672 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 16.97% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rye Brook include Italian, Irish, Russian, Polish, and German.
In addition, Rye Brook has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.23%).
The most common language spoken in Rye Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.