Clifton Springs Area Statistics & Information
2 of the Top Private Employers in Ontario County are in Clifton Springs
G.W. Lisk Co. - Clifton Springs
Manufacturer of Solenoids, Valves and Flame Arresters
Clifton Springs Hospital - Clifton Springs
Note that Ontario County is the only one in a 9 county local region to rank equal to or better than the NYS average in 8 critical aggregate community indicators. Region population: more than 1.5 million.
Population and economic statistics for Clifton Springs, and the surrounding area.
Village population - 2223 (2000 census)
Median age - 38.3
Median houshold income - $42,411
Avg. income per capita - $18,587
Housing Units - 921
Median home value - $94,917
Median home age - 38.3 years
Home appreciation - 3.7% yearly
High school graduates - 85.4%
College degree (2yr) - 11.2%
College degree (4yr) - 11.5%
Students per teacher - 15.7
Expenditures per student - $7,396
Unemployment rate - 7.0%
Future job growth - 7.9%
Cost of living index - 88.2 (overall cost of living where 100 equals the national avg.)
Air quality - 55 (EPA rating scale of 1-100 where 100 is the best)
Watershed quality - 55 (EPA rating scale of 1-100 where 100 is the best)
Physicians per 100,000 people - 212.8 (national avg. is 168.5)
Superfund site index - 100 (EPA rating scale of 1-100 where 100 is the best)
UV index - 3.3 (scale of 1-10 where 10 represents the greatest danger)
Altitude above sea level - 573 ft.
Annual rainfall - 34.4 in.
Annual snowfall - 43.4 in.
January avg. low temp. - 15.3 degrees
July avg. high temp. - 81.0 degrees
Days of precipitation annually - 160
Days mostly sunny annually - 165
Comfort index - 55 (scale of 1-100 where higher values indicate a more comfortable climate)
Violent Crime Risk Index - 1.0 (scale of 1-10 where 1 is lowest risk, 10 is highest)
Property Crime Risk Index - 2.0 (scale of 1-10 where 1 is lowest risk, 10 is highest)
(courtesy Ontario County Office of Economic Development & Industrial Development Agency)
Southeast of Rochester, NY, off I-90, in the heart of the Western New York's Finger Lakes Region.
Canandaigua Population - 11,264
Geneva Population - 13,617
100,888 (2001 estimate)
644 square miles, rural and suburban in nature
Governed by a Board of Supervisors, elected representatives from the 16 towns, and the cities of Canandaigua and Geneva.
53,238 people comprise our well-balanced work force recognized for its high percentage of skilled and professional level workers and for being one of the most productive in the nation. Labor costs, however, are often below those in adjoining metropolitan centers.
Per Capita Income
$18,950 (Source - Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council's estimate based on what the US Census Bureau Census 2000 found for income and what the 1989 adjusted for inflation figures were. Will be updated following the release of further Census 2000 data.)
Median Household Income
$44,579 (Source - Genesee Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council's estimate based on what the US Census Bureau Census 2000 found for income and what the 1989 adjusted for inflation figures were. Will be updated following the release of further Census 2000 data.)
Telephone & Internet
Ontario Telephone Company, Inc.
75 Main Street
Phelps, NY 14532
Gas & Electric
New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG)
Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. (NIMO)
Rochester Gas & Electric Corp. (RG&E)
Village and County treatment facilities
A substantial number of physicians, high quality hospitals in Canadaigua, Geneva, and Clifton Springs as well as several HMO's, skilled nursing facilities, home care programs and a progressive community health services department meet the needs of the local population. The principal insurance provider, in what has been recognized nationally as a model health care system, is Blue Cross and Blue Shield which offers a variety of programs under its constantly expanding umbrella.
(East-West): New York State Thruway (I-90); NYS Rts. 96 and 5&20.
(North-South): Rte.332 (Thruway to Canandaigua) Rte.14 Thruway to Geneva.
The County Area Transit System (CATS) operates in Ontario County.
The Greater Rochester International Airport
The Hancock International Airport in Syracuse
Ontario County Industrial Development Agency Airport in Canandaigua
Finger Lakes Rail Road
Ontario Central Rail Road
The Finger Lakes are connected to the New York State Inland Water system.
Higher Educational Institutions
Nearly 40 highly respected colleges and universities are less than an hour's drive from Ontario County. Leading institutions include the University of Rochester, Syracuse University, Cornell University and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Local higher educational institutions within Ontario County include Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Finger Lakes Community College and Cornell University's Agricultural Experiment Station.
Well-maintained and affordable homes in established neighborhoods, contemporary housing developments, apartments and condos, provide a wide variety of pleasant, safe environments for living and raising families. Leisure Time Activities Golf, boating, fishing, hunting, hiking, swimming, down-hill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and tours of local estate wineries, number among an unlimited array of recreational opportunities in and around Ontario County.
Public Golf Courses
Bristol Harbour (Canandaigua)
Centerpointe Country Club (Canandaigua)
Parkview Fairways (Bloomfield)
Seneca Lake (Geneva)
Victor Hills Golf Club (Victor)
Winged Pheasant Golf Links (Farmington)
The Big Oak Public Golf Course (Geneva)
Major denominations are represented in more that 80 churches within Ontario County. The County has the only Synagogue between Rochester and Syracuse.
Theatric productions and concert programs within the County, such as the Smith Opera House in Geneva, are supplemented by theatre, music, dance, museums, historical and science attractions in nearby metropolitan centers.
Collegiate and professional baseball, basketball, hockey, lacrosse, and soccer are available in Rochester, Syracuse and Ithaca - all are equal to or less than a hour's drive away.
Sperling's BestPlaces - http://www.bestplaces.net
Ontario County Office of Economic Development & Industrial Development Agency