Rye Brook is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,907 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rye Brook is the 186th 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.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.42% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Rye Brook 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 village’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 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 31.40 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.
In Rye Brook, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Rye Brook is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Rye Brook is a pretty powerful place. 69.45% of the adults in Rye Brook have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Rye Brook in 2018 was $89,634, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $358,536 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 10.76% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rye Brook include Italian, Irish, Polish, German, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Rye Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.