Victor is a town in Ontario County, New York, United States. The population was 14,275 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Claudius Victor Boughton, an American hero of the War of 1812.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93.1 km²), of which, 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.1 km²) is water, (0.03%).
The west and north town lines are the border of Monroe County.
The New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) passes across the north part of the town and intersects Interstate 490 east of Fishers. New York State Route 96 is primarily an east-west highway, but turns north west of Victor village. New York State Route 251 connects the west part of Victor to Monroe County. New York State Route 444 runs south from Victor village.
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,977 people, 3,685 households, and 2,741 families residing in the town. The population density was 277.6 people per square mile (107.2/km²). There were 3,872 housing units at an average density of 41.6 persons/km² (107.7 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the town was 96.34% White, 0.89% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 3,685 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.0% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 25.6% were non-families. 20.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the town, the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $59,349, and the median income for a family was $71,526. Males had a median income of $51,006 versus $35,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,321. 3.0% of the population and 2.3% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.4% are under the age of 18 and 7.0% are 65 or older.
Victor, New York is one of the several clustered upscale & prosperous southeastern suburban towns of Greater Metropolitan Rochester, New York, a University & High Technology Metro.