Potosi is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,577 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Potosi is the 210th largest community in Missouri.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Potosi is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Potosi is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Potosi who work in office and administrative support (10.75%), healthcare (8.88%), and teaching (8.68%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Potosi rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.87% of adults 25 and older in Potosi have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Potosi in 2018 was $21,420, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,680 for a family of four. However, Potosi contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Potosi home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Potosi residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Potosi include German, Irish, English, French, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Potosi is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.