The Village of Potsdam had a population of 9,593 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Potsdam is located at latitude 44.6692 and longitude -74.9859 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Potsdam (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 433 feet.
The Village of Potsdam (GNIS ID: 2391082) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potsdam population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Potsdam: Te-wa-ten-e-ta-ren-ies, Tsi Tewate'nehtararénie's.
|Population in Households||5,137|
|Population in Familes||2,831|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4,456|
|Average Household Size||2.11|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,624 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||910 (34.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,530 (58.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||184 ( 7.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$117,396|
|Average Home Value||$154,272|
|Median Household Income||$33,764|
|Average Household Income||$51,292|
|Per Capita Income||$14,551|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.91%|
|Per Capita Income||1.6%|
The table below compares Potsdam to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 198||84th|
|Population Density1||# 402||66th|
|Diversity Index2||# 479||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 1166||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1186||1st|
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