Potsdam is located in north New York. Potsdam is part of Saint Lawrence County. Potsdam has 4.45 square miles of land area and 0.49 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Potsdam population is 9,577, which has grown 1.61% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Potsdam median household income is $31,790 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 49.44% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 35.25% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Potsdam median house value is $100,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.91% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 90.79% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Potsdam is better than the state average in quality. The Potsdam area code is 315.