Town Of Potsdam NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Town Of Potsdam, NY

The Town Of Potsdam is a County Subdivision of St. Lawrence County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Town Of Potsdam is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: St. Lawrence County Data | Cities in St. Lawrence County | County Subdivisions in St. Lawrence County

Town Of Potsdam Boundary Map


Town Of Potsdam Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,579
Population in Households 11,946
Population in Familes 7,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,633
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 5,118
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,639
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,763 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,355 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $117,178
Average Home Value $151,786


Median Household Income $42,111
Average Household Income $59,550
Per Capita Income $19,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.46% 0.14%
Households 0.14% 0.13%
Families -0.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.