Potsdam employment information

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Income per capita$18,139$32,829$28,555
Median household income$31,790$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,333$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$19,204$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$6,269$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$4,533$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level31.7%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Potsdam is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Potsdam is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Potsdam is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Potsdam is 103% higher than the national average.

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Potsdam median earnings by income bracket

Potsdam employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry2.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector2.6%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.7%4.6%
Wholesale & retail services13.3%8.5%
Public administration0.5%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%0.2%
Education, health & social services50.3%61.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hannawa Falls, NY980$53,1671%
Waddington, NY813$49,3068%
Winthrop, NY301$46,77113%
Canton, NY6,600$45,98714%
Colton, NY394$44,58317%
Potsdam, NY9,577$31,79041%

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Safford, AZ9,574$46,14014%
Arizona City, AZ9,573$46,57813%
Dunn, NC9,570$29,68844%
Winslow, AZ9,570$40,55624%
Pine Ridge, FL9,569$49,1848%
Potsdam, NY9,577$31,79041%
Source: The Potsdam, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.