|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Potsdam is 8,303. Potsdam, New York is the 3,556th largest city in the US.
Potsdam is located entirely in St Lawrence County.
The peak population of Potsdam was in 1990, when its population was 10,419. In 1990, Potsdam was the 2,382nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,556th largest city in the US. Potsdam is currently 20.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Potsdam has shrunk 12.7% since the year 2000. Potsdam, New York's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Potsdam has a population density of 2,120.1 people per square mile.
|3552||Long Grove, Illinois||8,308||21.9%|
|3556||Potsdam, New York||8,303||-12.7%|
|3558||Los Altos Hills, California||8,295||0.7%|
|3559||Upper Saddle River, New Jersey||8,295||7.1%|
|3560||Runnemede, New Jersey||8,291||-2.7%|
|3562||Oak Grove, Missouri||8,289||48.2%|
The total voting age population of Potsdam, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,892. The voting age population is 53.7% male and 46.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.2% of the residents of Potsdam are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Potsdam are 83.2% White, 6.8% Black, 3.9% Asian, 3.3% Other, 2.2% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 6.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Potsdam, 26.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.4%. On a per-household basis, 9.7% of families are below the poverty line in Potsdam.
Among those aged 16 and older, 43.7% of Potsdam residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.3% of Potsdam residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.4% have a bachelor's degree and 30.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Potsdam residents aged 5 and older, 11.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Potsdam is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Potsdam, 25.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Potsdam is $32,282.
In Potsdam, 41.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.8% of housing units in Potsdam.
Of all the housing units in Potsdam, 34.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Potsdam, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 190 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Potsdam is $758.
In Potsdam, 82.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.