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Potsdam is a village in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area.
The community was named after the city in Germany.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Potsdam. For links to other places called Potsdam, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Potsdam is 44.669N. The longitude is -74.981W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 433 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,555.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Potsdam demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13676 ZIP code.
11% of Potsdam residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Potsdam ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Potsdam was $10,824, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Potsdam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Potsdam include Market Street Historic District (Potsdam) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Potsdam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $877.
Libraries in Potsdam include Potsdam Public Library & Reading Room ... View libraries
Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Potsdam political report.
The average commute time for Potsdam workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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