The Village of Potsdam had a population of 9,559 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Potsdam: Te-wa-ten-e-ta-ren-ies, Tsi Tewate'nehtararénie's.
|Population in Households||5,005|
|Population in Familes||2,778|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||4,554|
|Median Household Income||$36,196|
|Average Household Income||$54,890|
|Per Capita Income||$15,049|
|Total Housing Units||2,608 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,030 (39.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,328 (50.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||251 ( 9.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,626|
|Average Home Value||$160,400|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.46%|
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, 2018 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||# 200||83rd|
|Population Density||# 404||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 485||60th|
|Median Household Income||# 1166||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1187||1st|
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