Rye, NH 03870 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 03870: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rye, NH 03870

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 190
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,114
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Rockingham County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.007, Longitude -70.767
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Rye, NH 03870 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,391
Population in Households 5,356
Population in Familes 4,337
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 423
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,300
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,547
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,779 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 596 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $605,028
Average Home Value $658,221


Median Household Income $108,716
Average Household Income $145,259
Per Capita Income $62,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.38%
Households 0.38% 0.43%
Families 0.24% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rye, NH 03870 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 03870 to the other 243 ZIP Codes in New Hampshire by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 73 70th
Population Density1 # 45 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 180 27th
Median Household Income # 16 94th
Per Capita Income # 6 98th

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