Potsdam St. Lawrence County, New York

Potsdam: Village in New York

About

Potsdam is a village located in the county of St. Lawrence in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,428 and a population density of 737 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,796 inhabitants.

Potsdam Quick Facts

Population : 8,796 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : St. Lawrence County
Different from : Potsdam
Postal code : 13676
Area : 12.8 km2
Named for : Potsdam
Altitude : 433 feet / 132 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:03:09 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 687 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.19% (2010-2020)
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Location of Potsdam on New York map.
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Geography

Potsdam is located at 44°40'11"N 74°58'53"W (44.6697800, -74.9813100).

Potsdam map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Potsdam decreased by 7.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,428 - census
2011 9,606 1.85% estimation process
2012 9,582 -0.25% estimation process
2013 9,739 1.61% estimation process
2014 9,737 -0.02% estimation process
2015 9,377 -3.84% estimation process
2016 9,352 -0.27% estimation process
2017 9,017 -3.72% estimation process
2018 9,035 0.2% estimation process
2019 8,838 -2.23% estimation process
2020 8,796 -0.48% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,273
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,943
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 22.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,494
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,943
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.1%
People over 65 (%) : 16.9%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 82.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.1%
Asians alone % : 1.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 76.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 458
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.5%

Potsdam zip code is 13676. County name: St. Lawrence, County fips: 36089

Potsdam, Potsdam (New York), Potsdam New York, Te-wa-ten-e-ta-ren-ies, Tsi Tewate'nehtararenie's, Tsi Tewate'nehtararénie's, pwtsdam, qryt bwtsdam, قرية بوتسدام, پوتسدام

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $147,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,360
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $531
2015-2019 median gross rent : $917
2015-2019 Households : 3,020
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,886
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 197,097
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 48,662
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,771
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $62,816
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,335
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 641
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 160
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 58
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 544
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 515
2010 population per square mile : 3,615.5
2010 land area in square miles : 1.64

People born in Potsdam (2)

People born in Potsdam, including mathematician Louis Kauffman, Bishop of Helena, Montana George Joseph Finnigan, .

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Schools in Potsdam

College & universities near Potsdam, NY

Code Name City ZIP
196200 SUNY College at Potsdam Potsdam (NY) 13676-2294

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Potsdam, NY

Code Name Address Type
LPD Lake Placid, New York 1 Mirror Lake Drive BUS

Post offices near Potsdam

Post Office Name City ZIP
Potsdam Post Office Potsdam (NY) 13676

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in St. Lawrence County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in St. Lawrence County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Canton 11,024 Village in St.
Ogdensburg 10,388 City in New York, USA
Massena 10,122 City in Cass County, Iowa, United States of America
Norfolk 4,397 Town in New York USA
Oswegatchie 4,250 Human settlement in St.
Lisbon 4,041 Town in New York, USA
Gouverneur 3,644 Town in New York, USA
Louisville 3,001 Human settlement in St.
Pierrepont 2,472 Human settlement in St.
De Kalb 2,309 Town in St.
Fowler 2,111 Town in New York, United States
Parishville 2,034 Human settlement in St.
Russell 1,767 Town in New York, USA
Madrid 1,633 City in New York, United States
Norwood 1,550 Village in St.
Fine 1,440 Town in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Potsdam distances to largest New York cities

Map & Images (more maps)

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