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Potsdam is a suburb in the Ogdensburg Metro Area and in the St. Lawrence County. It has a population of 8,570 and a population density of 1,742, which is 95% above the national average. It has a median age of 22, which is 17 years below the Ogdensburg Metro median age and 17 years below the national average.


Potsdam has a median home value of $152,500, which is 39% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,564 is 53% above the metro average rent and 25% below the national average rent. The average household income in Potsdam is $31,584 , which is 43% below the Metro average household income and 58% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Potsdam is 6. Potsdam also has a crime index 42 that is below the national average.


The average commute time to State University of New York College at Potsdam is 5 mins, making it one of the best places to live near University in Ogdensburg

$152,500Median Home Value
$93,600 Ogdensburg Metro Area
$1,564Median Rent
$741 Ogdensburg Metro Area
5 /10 - 6 /10
School Rating
42
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Potsdam Zip Code

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Potsdam's population is made up of 21% married, 71% single, 2% divorced and 5% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 44%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 19%. Homeowners make up 36% of the population in Potsdam.

8,570Population
108,051 Ogdensburg Metro Area
1,742Population Density
  • 55% Male
  • 45% Female
22 Median Age
39 Ogdensburg Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Potsdam is $21,008. The Median Household Income is $31,584 and the Potsdam Unemployment Rate is 9%.

$21,008Income Per Capita
$28,022 Ogdensburg Metro Area
$31,584Median Household Income
$55,775 Ogdensburg Metro Area
24% Poverty Rate
14% Ogdensburg Metro Area
9% Unemployment Rate
8% Ogdensburg Metro Area
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$152,500Median Home Value
$93,600 Ogdensburg Metro Area
$1,564Median Rent
$741 Ogdensburg Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Ogdensburg Metro Area

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Renters
64%
Home Owners
36%
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5 /10 - 6 /10
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Top Schools in Potsdam

Potsdam Central School District
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29 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY, 13676
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Potsdam Central School District
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29 Leroy Street, Potsdam, NY, 13676
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5-8
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12 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
Syracuse Hancock International Airport
3 hr
Syracuse, NY
2 hr 47 mins
State University of New York College at Potsdam
6 mins
State University of New York College at Potsdam
5 mins
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Potsdam crime index is 42 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Potsdam.

42
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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