Rye demographics profile

StatisticRyeNew YorkNational
Population15,94919,697,457318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,72535991
Median age42.338.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)72%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%43%43%
Speak English81%70%79%
Speak Spanish6%15%13%
Rye, NY has a population of 15,949 and is the 2,683rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,725 per sq mi which is 660% higher than the New York average and 2907% higher than the national average. The median age in Rye is 42 which is approximately 11% higher than the New York average of 38. In Rye, 72% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 53% of Rye residents were born in New York, 31% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Rye is 660% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Rye is 11% higher than New York.
  • In Rye 90.41% of the population is White.
  • In Rye 0.26% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rye 5.23% of the population is Asian.

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Rye population breakdown by race

RaceRyeNew YorkNational
White90.41%64.31%73.35%
Black or African American0.26%15.60%12.63%
Asian5.23%8.12%5.22%
American Indian0.26%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.99%2.93%3.06%
Other race1.84%8.62%4.75%
In Rye, 7.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Rye, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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