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USA zipcode programmable database, includes 2020 census data and geometry information.

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uszipcode is the most powerful and easy to use programmable zipcode database in Python. It comes with a rich feature and easy-to-use zipcode search engine. And it is easy to customize the search behavior as you wish.

About the Data

Disclaimer

I started from a academic research project for personal use. I don’t promise for data accuracy, please use with your own risk.

Where the data comes from?

The data is crawled from data.census.gov. There’s data tool allows you to explore 1300+ data points of a zipcode. You can play it yourself with this link https://data.census.gov/cedsci/table?q=94103.

Is this data set Up-to-Date?

Even the data.census.gov use different source for different data fields. For example, the latest general population / income / education data by zipcode are still from Census2010. But population over time data are based from IRS until FY 2018.

In general, static statistic data are from Census 2010. Demographic statistics over time has data utill 2020.

How many Zipcode in this Database

There are 42,724 zipcodes in this database. There are four different type zipcode:

  • STANDARD: most common zipcode

  • PO Box: for post office

  • UNIQUE: special location, usually a single building

  • MILITARY: military location

Number of zipcodes for each type:

+--------------+-------+------------+
| zipcode_type | count | percentage |
+--------------+-------+------------+
|   STANDARD   | 30001 |   70.22    |
|    PO BOX    |  9397 |   21.99    |
|    UNIQUE    |  2539 |    5.94    |
|   MILITARY   |  787  |    1.84    |
+--------------+-------+------------+

I found a Great data source, how to contribute?

You can open an Issue and leave the URL of the data source, brief description about the dataset.

The Data point

Address, Postal

  • zipcode

  • zipcode_type

  • major_city

  • post_office_city

  • common_city_list

  • county

  • state

  • area_code_list

Geography

  • lat

  • lng

  • timezone

  • radius_in_miles

  • land_area_in_sqmi

  • water_area_in_sqmi

  • bounds_west

  • bounds_east

  • bounds_north

  • bounds_south

  • border polygon

Stats and Demographics

  • population

  • population_density

  • population_by_year

  • population_by_age

  • population_by_gender

  • population_by_race

  • head_of_household_by_age

  • families_vs_singles

  • households_with_kids

  • children_by_age

Real Estate and Housing

  • housing_units

  • occupied_housing_units

  • median_home_value

  • median_household_income

  • housing_type

  • year_housing_was_built

  • housing_occupancy

  • vacancy_reason

  • owner_occupied_home_values

  • rental_properties_by_number_of_rooms

  • monthly_rent_including_utilities_studio_apt

  • monthly_rent_including_utilities_1_b

  • monthly_rent_including_utilities_2_b

  • monthly_rent_including_utilities_3plus_b

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

  • employment_status

  • average_household_income_over_time

  • household_income

  • annual_individual_earnings

  • sources_of_household_income____percent_of_households_receiving_income

  • sources_of_household_income____average_income_per_household_by_income_source

  • household_investment_income____percent_of_households_receiving_investment_income

  • household_investment_income____average_income_per_household_by_income_source

  • household_retirement_income____percent_of_households_receiving_retirement_incom

  • household_retirement_income____average_income_per_household_by_income_source

  • source_of_earnings

  • means_of_transportation_to_work_for_workers_16_and_over

  • travel_time_to_work_in_minutes

Education

  • educational_attainment_for_population_25_and_over

  • school_enrollment_age_3_to_17

Install

uszipcode is released on PyPI, so all you need is:

$ pip install uszipcode

To upgrade to latest version:

$ pip install --upgrade uszipcode

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