Demographics by ZIP Code Database

Census Data By ZIP Code with an Easy Data Extractor

Our 2021 Demographics by ZIPCode data contain the latest statistics, updated annually. We have 2010 Census demographics for those stats that only change every 10 years (we'll have 2020 Census data when available), but most of our population by ZIP Code, Median Income by ZIP Code, Age Demographics and other Census demographics are released annually. Unique to GreatData: we release population projections for 5 and 10 years out at the ZIP Code level.

Our goal for this Census Data by ZIP Code product is to both make it easily accessible to the non-programmer and to save valuable hours for the programmer. Also unique to GreatData is our Census Data Extractor which allows you to pick and choose only the Census Demographics that you need and create your own custom file.

See the ‘Database Specs & Features’ section (right) for the ZIP Code Census Data included in this product and how it is categorized (population by ZIP Code data, age data, etc.) Mouse-over any category for more detail.

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Demographic data by ZIP Code Database

This data subscription includes access to our Census Data Extractor utility for customizing downloads. You can pick and choose just the fields that you want, summarize several fields into one, and more. Click here for a 25 second demo of the Extractor.

Please watch our Census Pro video which explains our product and demonstrates this powerful tool.

Our ZIP Code Census Demographics database product is tied to a ZCTA, which is an approximation of a ZIP Code, but usually not an exact match. Our Census by ZIP Code data has been created by parsing out data from multiple extracts of ZIP Code Census data and other sources. Some US Census data can be found on the Census Bureau's site, but we've found it difficult to get it the way most people want to format it, so we created this tool.

Important note: There are about 33,000 ZCTAs and over 41,000 ZIP Codes. The ‘extra’ ZIP Codes are mainly PO Boxes and business ZIP Codes where there are no residences. This product only contains ZCTAs. We have a Parent ZIP Code Product  which maps PO Boxes and other ZIPs which don't have a ZCTA (they are called 'Point ZIPs') to the 'parent' ZIP Code (a nearby ZIP with Census demographics).

If your needs differ from our current offering, please contact us. We have more ZIP Code Demographics data internally that might suit your requirement.

Learn more: View the Product Documentation / Watch our Census Pro video / Watch our Accuracy Matters video

Database Specs

Data Format - CSV

Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Text File

ZIP Code

Official U.S. Postal Service five digit ZIP Code

ZIP Type (Business, Military, etc.)

U.S. Postal Service type codes:
B = Single High-volume Address
M = APO/FPO Military
E = P.O. Box Only
No value indicates standard general delivery

State

Official U.S. Postal Service State Abbreviation

Geography

Latitude / Longitude, Land Area, Water Area

Primary City & County

Name of ZIP Code's main city / County


Demographics include:
Population Data

Population by ZIP Code: Total Males/Females, Population density (persons per square mile of land), Latest population estimates, 5 and 10-year Projections

Age Data

Median age (All, Males, Females), Age Breakdowns (available by Male & Female) 0‐4, 5‐9, 10‐14, 15‐19, 20‐24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40‐44, 45‐49, 50‐54, 55‐59, 60‐64, 65‐69, 70‐74, 75‐79, 80‐84, 85‐89, 90+. Age Groupings: Under/Over 18, Over 21, Over 65, Over 85.

Family Data

Total Families, Average Family Size, Average Income, Median Income, MOE fields (margin of error)

Individual Data

Per Capita Income and MOE (margin of error)

Group Quarters Data

People living in institutional (correctional facilities and nursing homes) and non-institutional (college dorms, military barracks) group quarters

Household Data

Population by ZIP Code: Total Households 2010, Average HH Size, Current Estimates: Total Household, Average/Median Income, Households Receiving Earnings, Retirement Income, Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Cash Assistance. Households receiving Food Stamps (SNAP).

Household Income

Breakdowns of households with income in various ranges from less than $10,000 to over $200,000

Housing Data

Population by ZIP Code: Total Housing, Occupied Housing, Owner Occupied Housing, Renter Occupied Housing, Vacant Housing (For Sale, For Rent, Seasonal), Mobile Homes, Median Home Value, Median Rent, Avg. Home Value, Avg. Rent, MOE (margins of error), Home Heating (Utility Gas, LP, Electric, Oil, Coal, Wood, Solar, Other). Newly added: Housing Age.

Home Values

Estimate of the number of Homes valued in various price ranges

Mortgage Information

Housing Units with and without a mortgage, plus costs and if over 30% of Household Income

Worker Earnings

Wages from Earnings

Military Status

Active Military, Veterans and Civilians over 18

In School

Estimates of those currently in preschool, kindergarten, elementary school (up to 8th grade), high school or college / graduate school

Educational Attainment

Over 18 and have attained No High School, Some High School, High School Graduate / GED, Some college, Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Graduate / Professional Degree.

Additional demographics

Percentage of those below the poverty line, living in group quarters, current school / college / university enrollment, along with education achievement (Some High School, High School,Some College, Associates, Bachelors, etc. Foreign born statistics.

Racial Data

Hispanic/Latino, Total non‐Hispanic/Latino, White, Black, Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Other, Total with two or more races. White, Non-Hispanic, Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Other Asian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, etc.

Database Sources

We are licensees of USPS database products, and use Census by ZIP Code data from multiple authoritative sources, but we enhance our ZIP Code Census Database based on decades of experience to provide you with the most accurate product available.

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