For population 25 years and over in Rye:
For population 15 years and over in Rye town:
221 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.5% North America, 0.8% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Haverhill, MA (22.6 miles , pop. 58,969).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (49.9 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (227.4 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: North Hampton, NH (2.0 miles ), Portsmouth, NH (2.2 miles ), New Castle, NH (2.2 miles ), Hampton, NH (2.3 miles ), Greenland, NH (2.3 miles ), Kittery, ME (2.5 miles ), Kittery Point, ME (2.6 miles ), Hampton Beach, NH (2.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.00 N, Longitude: 70.76 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Rye detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Work and jobs in Rye: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rye, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rye-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Hampshire state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Rye town center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 9/29/1974, a category F3 tornado 34.6 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rye-area historical earthquake activity is near New Hampshire state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from Rye center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from Rye center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Rockingham County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Daniel Leavitt - Inventor, Walt Woods - Baseball player.
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Local government website: www.ryenh.com/town
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rye:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Rye:
See full list of schools located in Rye, School District: RYE SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.18. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.11. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
48 people in nursing homes in 2000
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Rye compared to New Hampshire state average:
Banks with branches in Rye (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rye, New Hampshire:
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Neighborhoods in Rye:(Rye, New Hampshire Neighborhood Map)
Religion statistics for Rye town (based on Rockingham County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.17%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 47
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Number of full-service restaurants: 283
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,963 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($496 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,163 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Rye fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $12,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 17,020
Total average daily truck traffic: 680
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 25,190
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rye)
FAA Registered Aircraft:15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rye)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rye, NH
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Total of 68 patent applications in 2008-2014.