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Victor, New York
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Victor (village), New York is located in New York
Victor (village), New York
Victor (village), New York
Location in New York
Country United States
State New York
County Ontario
Area
 • Total 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Land 1.38 sq mi (3.57 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
577 ft (176 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,696
 • Estimate 
(2019)
2,680
 • Density 1,942.03/sq mi (749.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
14564
Area code(s) 585
FIPS code 36-77376
GNIS feature ID 0970742

Victor is a village located within the Town of Victor in Ontario County, New York, United States. The population was 2,696 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Victor is in the southeast part of the town and is southeast of the City of Rochester.

History

The region was part of the heartland of the Seneca tribe, but they were driven out by the French in 1687. The village succeeded Boughton Hill as the major community in the town after long years of rivalry with East Victor (then called "Scudderville"). The village was incorporated in 1879.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), all of it land.

New York State Route 96 passes through the village, which is south of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). The northern terminus of New York State Route 444 is in Victor.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 506
1880 704 39.1%
1890 778 10.5%
1900 649 −16.6%
1910 881 35.7%
1920 945 7.3%
1930 1,042 10.3%
1940 1,111 6.6%
1950 1,066 −4.1%
1960 1,180 10.7%
1970 2,187 85.3%
1980 2,370 8.4%
1990 2,308 −2.6%
2000 2,433 5.4%
2010 2,696 10.8%
2019 (est.) 2,680 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census, there were 2,433 people, 935 households, and 665 families in the village. The population density was 1,763.4 people per square mile (680.7/km2). There were 972 housing units at an average density of 272.0 persons/km2 (704.5 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the village was 97.33% White, 0.45% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Of the 935 households 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 28.8% were non-families. 21.7% of households were one person and 5.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.08.

The age distribution was 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% 65 or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median household income was $54,821 and the median family income was $62,798. Males had a median income of $45,332 versus $30,045 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,776. 2.4% of the population and 1.3% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.4% are under the age of 18 and 4.4% are 65 or older.

Notable people

  • Brann Dailor, drummer for metal band Mastodon
  • Bill Kelliher, guitarist for Mastodon
  • Porter Sheldon, former US Congressman
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