Clifton Springs is a village located in Ontario County, New York, United States. The population was 2,127 at the 2010 census. The village takes its name from local mineral springs.
Clifton Springs is located at 42°57′44″N 77°8′15″W / 42.96222°N 77.13750°W / 42.96222; -77.13750 (42.962310, -77.137362).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km), all of it land.
Clifton Springs is immediately south of both the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) and New York State Route 96. County Road 13 passes through the village as Main Street.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,223 people, 869 households, and 530 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,541.4 people per square mile (596.0/km²). There were 921 housing units at an average density of 638.6 per square mile (246.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.57% White, 1.21% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.
There were 869 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the village, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $36,595, and the median income for a family was $49,485. Males had a median income of $33,929 versus $24,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,238. About 8.0% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.