Potsdam, NY Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,708 housing units in Potsdam. This represents a 1.3% decline from 2,743 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,555 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 153 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Potsdam is about 32%. Potsdam's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.6%. Average household size is 2.16 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Potsdam were built after 1952.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.20%
One Bedroom28.80%
Two Bedrooms24%
Three Bedrooms26.10%
Four Bedrooms13.80%
Five Bedrooms or more4%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.69
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$73,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$67,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1964
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$383

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan6.90%
Simple Mortgage45.50%
Debt Free43.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.8%