Potsdam, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Potsdam, New York Info Snack

Population
9,003
Unemployment
11.1%
Poverty
29.1%
Median Home
$117,300
Median Income
$25,850
Median Rent
$689

Potsdam SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

Potsdam, NY Cost Of Living

96
Potsdam's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Potsdam New York National Average
Overall 96 119 100
Services 100 112 100
Groceries 115 110 100
Health 98 102 100
Housing 63 144 100
Transportation 115 105 100
Utilities 117 99 100

Potsdam, NY Photos

Potsdam New York
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Rankings for Potsdam in New York

Map Of Potsdam, NY

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Population over time in Potsdam

Year Population % Change
2020 9,003 -3.0%
2019 9,281 -4.4%
2018 9,710 0.3%
2017 9,682 0.3%
2016 9,656 0.8%
2015 9,577 0.1%
2014 9,568 0.5%
2013 9,525 0.6%
2012 9,471 -0.1%
2011 9,476 -

Race / Ethnicity in Potsdam

White
80.7% (7,263)
African American
6.1% (548)
American Indian
0.6% (54)
Asian
3.9% (353)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
1.0% (87)
Two Or More
2.0% (178)
Hispanic
5.7% (516)
Race Potsdam NY USA
White 80.7% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 6.1% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 3.9% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.0% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 5.7% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Potsdam

Female
48.1% (4,329)
Male
51.9% (4,674)
Gender Potsdam NY USA
Female 48.1% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 51.9% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Potsdam for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (180)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (990)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,710)
Some College
19.0% (1,710)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (630)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,260)
Master's Degree
15.0% (1,350)
Professional Degree
4.0% (360)
Doctorate Degree
9.0% (810)
Education Potsdam NY USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 9.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Potsdam, New York

Less than $10,000
17.6% (158,112)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (63,717)
$15,000 to $24,999
22.7% (204,524)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.4% (120,747)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.6% (59,390)
$50,000 to $74,999
8.1% (72,763)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.9% (62,143)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.7% (69,616)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (39,724)
$200,000 or more
5.5% (49,557)
Income Potsdam NY USA
Less than $10,000 17.6% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 22.7% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.4% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.6% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 8.1% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.9% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.7% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.5% 11.5% 8.3%

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