Rye, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,559 housing units in Rye. This represents a 1% decline from 5,616 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,543 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 16 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rye is about 74.9%. Rye's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.3%. Average household size is 2.78 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rye were built after 1950.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom13.20%
Two Bedrooms17.80%
Three Bedrooms27.50%
Four Bedrooms23.90%
Five Bedrooms or more16.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.93
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$635,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$625,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.34
Median year structure was built1946
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$635

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage5.50%
Home Equity Loan7.40%
Simple Mortgage53%
Debt Free33.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%