Potsdam, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Potsdam, New York - Basic Facts

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.

The Village of Potsdam is located within Town of Potsdam, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

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.


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Potsdam, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 9,593
Population in Households 5,137
Population in Familes 2,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,456
Population Density1 2,157
Diversity Index2 29
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,440
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 993
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,764
Average Household Income $51,292
Per Capita Income $14,551
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.02%
Households -0.01% -0.02%
Families 1.64% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Potsdam, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 198 84th
Population Density1 # 402 66th
Diversity Index2 # 479 60th
Median Household Income # 1166 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1186 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.