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Potsdam, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Potsdam is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Miami County at latitude 39.9637 and longitude -84.4148. Miami County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,007 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Potsdam, but most people and references simply refer to it as Potsdam, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Potsdam indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Potsdam (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potsdam: Georgetown, Ludlow, New Lebanon, Pottsdam.

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Potsdam, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 282
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 237
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 633
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $128,947
Average Home Value $163,110


Median Household Income $50,716
Average Household Income $64,243
Per Capita Income $23,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.49% -0.29%
Households -0.23% -0.2%
Families -1.23% -0.55%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Potsdam, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potsdam to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 998 17th
Population Density1 # 944 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 640 47th
Median Household Income # 532 56th
Per Capita Income # 526 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.