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The difference is because the Census locator is based on TIGER street files, which is not as a complete a dataset as Google Streets has. So for any given road, the TIGER streets may have an address range of 1-1000 whereas in reality the range is updated with more houses, etc. Some roads may not even exist within the TIGER files. The street segments in TIGER ...
I looked up a little more after posting my comment. The Census is a range based geocoding service. They state... The current Geocoding Services engine requires a structure address be provided. The resulting lat/long is calculated along an address range. Google on the other hand, looks to have a variety of options in their geocoding service. I ...
What you do is edit the generated script down to the county you want. Take a look at our presentation where we describe the process: http://www.postgis.us/Presentations/PGOpen2014_Session1.html#/5/5
Here is one option: Merge all common shps together in ArcGIS or QGIS (preferred to merge to gdb feature class) If you have QGIS installed you may use ogr2ogr command using OSGeo4W shell command utility to load to your pg database, e.g. For single table(s) in gdb ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"host=serverName.xyz.com port=54321 user=userName dbname=mydbname ...
Looking at your Dockerfile, it seems like the the output from loader_generate_nation_script() is never run https://github.com/similitude/tiger-geocoder/blob/master/Dockerfile#L48
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