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 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 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.

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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rye Brook, the average commute to work is 32.45 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Rye Brook is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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 66.54% 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 $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.

In addition, Rye Brook has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.15%).

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