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Potsdam is a town in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area. [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 44.670N. The longitude is -75.045W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 420 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,957.
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 13660 ZIP code.
11% of Potsdam residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $13,753, compared with $21,587 nationally.
31% of Potsdam residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Potsdam, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $813.
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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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