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Overview

Introduction Rye Brook, New York

Rye Brook, New York, in Westchester County, is 2 miles W of Greenwich, Connecticut and 24 miles NE of New York, New York.

Rye Brook History

In 1640, colonists purchased land in this area from Native Americans. A number of settlers from Greenwich, Connecticut arrived and established residences here. In 1660, these settlers negotiated a treaty with Mohican chief Shenarockwell and acquired more land along Long Island Sound. The community was named Rye after the English town in Sussex County. Gradually, four separate municipalities were formed within this town. Rye Brook was officially incorporated as a village on July 7, 1982. Jeffrey Marx, 1986 Pulitzer Prize Winner, is a resident of this village.

Rye Brook and nearby Attractions

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • Bruce Museum
  • Bartow-Pell Mansion
  • Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site
  • Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • New York Botanical Garden

Things To Do In Rye Brook

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center showcases exhibits depicting American and Native American culture and history. It also includes a farm, nature trails and a planetarium. The Neuberger Museum of Art houses a collection of 20th-century American art, including the works of Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Willem de Kooning and Jackson Pollock. The home of Theodore Roosevelt, now known as the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, is located near Rye Brook. The Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Kingsland Point County Park, the New York Botanical Garden, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium and the George Washington Bridge are all accessible from Rye Brook as well.

Rye Brook Transportation

John F. Kennedy International is the closest major airport.

Rye Brook Higher Education

Nearby colleges include the SUNY College at Purchase, Iona College and SUNY Westchester Community College.

People

Total Population 9,510
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 21%
Employed Population 16+ 4,092
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 62.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 67.2%
Median Earnings25+ $75,236
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,101
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,739

Wealth

Median Family Income $175,294
% Above Poverty Level 95%
% Below Poverty Level 5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 8.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 26.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,694
Median House Value $730,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.1%
US/American 0.3%
English 2.9%
Irish 8.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rye Brook Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of Greenwich, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles NE of New York, New York
County Westchester
Standard Zip Codes 10573
Phone Area Codes 914
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.019
Longitude -73.683

Rye Brook Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WESTCHESTER CO AP
Distance 3.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.4 inches
Station SCARSDALE
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station DOBBS FERRY ARDSLEY
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rye Brook, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Portchester (10573)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Harrison 27,998 $124,744
Scarsdale 17,621 $250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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BLIND BROOK HS
840 KING ST
914-937-3600
Serves 323 students.

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