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Questions tagged [zip-codes]

Use this tag when asking questions related to ZIP codes within the United States specific postal code system.

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Scraping List of Zip codes?

Methodology from basic Basic Level for the whole process. I need a list of zip codes. This is the map: https://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do?pageAction=sfp If we drill in, ...
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Joining a row of data to multiple polygons (zip codes)

I received some data from a partner and was trying to do a visualization. I'm using ArcGIS / ArcMap 10.2 I have a table where each row (first column is the ID) represents a facility and all the US ...
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Can't find my zip codes in TIGER/tigris

(This is my first attempt to use R, so I apologize for any stupidity. Also, please let me know if this is better posted in Stack Overflow.) I'm trying to use the Microsoft building footprint dataset ...
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Needed: Outlines of Zip Codes, not ZCTAs [duplicate]

I am looking for shapefiles of zip codes for a mapping project. The US Census Bureau makes available shapefiles for zip code tabulation areas, but zipcodes can be significantly different from ZCTAs. ...
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Fix zip code polygon?

How do you go about correcting USPS Zip Code polygons? I have an address with a zip code assigned and recognized by the USPS. However, when I look at the USPS Zip Code polygon map I see the wrong ...
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Are there duplicate Zip codes in the US?

I am testing a solution for a tax calculation system, and some states have zip code ranges with specific taxes, so I need to know if there are zip codes that correspond to different locations. One ...
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Calculate the mean for all the attributes of a zipcode? [closed]

I have a spreadsheet with two columns: Zipcode and Housing Price. Is it possible to calculate the average Housing Price per zipcode without manually using Excel commands per zip code?
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QGIS— Find zipcode boundaries bisected by city boundaries

I've tried the intersect function but that also returns small zipcodes entirely within a city. Ideally, I just need zipcodes that extend beyond city lines.
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Obtaining population estimates by ZCTA from American Fact Finder

I would like to obtain the most recent population estimates (and age and gender information if possible) at the ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) level. I think this data exists on the American Fact ...
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Using excel info to create thematic map

So, I have an excel spreadsheet with information regarding people within a certain zip code. I basically need to make a map that shows the amount of people within each zip code either using dots or ...
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How to extract zip code from reverse geocoding in PostGIS

I have a bunch of lat/lng coordinates that I can reverse geocode, after having installed PostGIS and the relevant Tiger files. I throw in a query like this: select reverse_geocode(ST_Point(lng, lat))...
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US Census ZCTA shape attribute table: shapeids with suffixes

What does it mean (i.e. what situation is being addressed) when the attribute table for the ZCTA shapes contains two shapeids for a given GEOID10 (e.g. 10307, Staten Island) each having a numerical ...
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population density “hotspots” within ZCTA

With the available census tables (county, tract, block, zcta) and shapefiles, is it possible to identify "hotspots" of population concentration within a ZCTA? The ZCTA gazeteer file provides the ...
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TIGER shapefiles and ZCTA

I am completely new to this and have never worked with shapefiles. What I'm trying to find out is whether it is possible, using the TIGER data in conjunction with the ZCTA files, to determine the ...
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Web Services that Converts Lat Lon to Zip Code

Does anyone know of a Web Services that can convert a Lat Lon to a Zip Code?
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Creating address locator for data with no ZIP codes?

I am trying to create an address locator using Tiger/line data (dual address locator). While initially successful, I can only geocode addresses that have ZIP codes in the dataset. Most of the data I ...
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Search based on zip code & radius

I am creating ArcGIS Online map and having a functionality to search Zip Code using the USA Zip Code 2014 pre-existing layer. I further need to extend the functionality so that user can provide Zip ...
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US ZIP Codes +4 By State or County- Shapefile (or table/dbf)

I am looking for Zipcode data with the +4 digits at the end for a City (I can use it by state and clip the points to my municipal boundary). I called the post office and had no luck (national customer ...
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Trying to link ZIP code to core-based statistical area

I have a dataset downloaded from the IRS reporting AGI by ZIP code (link: irs.gov). However, I'm interested in tying each ZIP code to statistical areas (whether it's [a] primary statistical area, [b] ...
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Filtering zip code shapefile by state/other zip code shapefiles?

I am looking to map one state based on zip codes (I have associated quantitative data that I am planning to join in QGIS). I see that the Census TIGER shapefiles have an option for zip codes, but I ...
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Understanding U.S. Census MSA to place relationships?

I need to aggregate place-level data by MSA (metropolitan statistical area). I'm referring to U.S, Census "places" and MSAs ("places" might be townships, boroughs, villages, etc. they're the level ...
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American FactFinder by ZIP code

I'm doing a research project that involves using demographic data collected from both the national Census and the American Community Surveys. I am interested in about 40 zip codes within NYC. The ...
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Zip codes, Geo coding, Joining/relating

I have a file of Tennessee zip codes and another excel file including 600,000 origin and destination addresses with zip codes and trip purposes. Since I cannot Geocode all 600,000 addresses, I ...
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Zip Code + 4 data file or shapefile [duplicate]

Is there a 9 digit Zip Code (Example- 75001-6664, Zip + 4) data set that I can download? Please advise.
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Sales Territory Mapping [closed]

My company is interested in using GIS to create sales territories in the pharmaceutical industry. We currently use "alignment" software, but now we're looking for more commonly used and versatile GIS ...
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Is it safe to combine data for zipcodes across different demographic sets? [closed]

My team is working with demographics data across different data sources (some paid sources and some free data sources available online). Each of these data sources comes with a shapefile and some ...
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Poland ZIP code shapefile?

I'm looking for Poland zip-code data (polygons). I have found data in csv on the http://www.geonames.org/ but there are only point data. Do you know any free source containing this data?
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European postal code shapes provider

I am looking for a single (paid) provider of postal (zip) code shapes (boundaries) for countries in Europe. I hope to find reliable partner with reasonable pricing and update policy. What I need are ...
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How to add radius to map of over 32,000 zip codes

I'm incredibly new to creating these types of maps, but I'm trying to create a coverage map not unlike the cell companies show their coverage. Our database simply has lists of ZIP codes that our ...
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Determining US zip code location information from first three zip code digits?

I am working on a dataset that comes from survey results. The only location identifying information we have from those who took the survey is the first three digits of the U.S. zip code. How ...
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Automating calculation of distance between zip code (centroid) and address within one line of data? [closed]

I have a large data set of federal contracts which includes two pieces of spatial data per entry (or line): the zip code in which the project took place and the address of the contractor. I am ...
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Share a qGIS sales territory database across a cloud based office

The business I work for has a network of dealers across America. Dealers are assigned ZIP codes. When we have a potential dealer, we would like to create a new territory for them and integrate it into ...
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Variations in postal codes

I was wondering, are there many variations that postal codes can take around the world? For example, in Switzerland, every zip code is a four-digit number, but it can be written as XXXX or CH-XXXX. ...
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Geocoding - looking to identify county from list of zipcodes

Using QGIS, how do I find county of an associated zipcode? I have zipcode for each point, however, I do not have a street address. I am hoping to aggregate my data to the county level using the ...
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Complexity of US 5-Digit Zip Code Boundaries from Scratch?

Does anyone have any idea how difficult it would be to create 5-digit zip code boundaries from scratch? Let's suppose you start with a good outline of the US. Where would you source the fundamental ...
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Is there a publicly available dataset that I can use that links 9 digit zipcodes with counties and states?

I have a dataset which has 9 digit zipcodes and I am trying to match these to the state and county FIPS codes. Is there a publicly available dataset that will allow me to do this?
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Removing commas from ArcGIS Online legend?

Right now I am working on a map using zip codes and have gotten the thousands comma out of the attribute table, but that is not changing the way it is showing up in the legend. Does anyone out there ...
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Concentric Ellipses around polygons as a representation of density

I have someone who has given me a thumbnail of a map with some concentric ellipsoids placed in estimated high density locations for our business. One location has three, and two other location have ...
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USPS Zip Code Zone Information

I'm trying to display USPS Shipping Zone information but the section of the USPS site I used to scrape this information from has been broken for months and I'm wondering if anyone knows another way to ...
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create a zip code value to points

I have a shapefile of points (samples collection locations) with their longitude and latitude and the number of samples collected in each location. My goal is to create a raster of the number of ...
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What's the most detailed level of location can I get only by knowing the ZIP code?

I am looking at APIs to get location information from ZIP codes. So far the most detailed level of location I could get was Country --> State --> City. Does ZIP code also map to neighborhood / ...
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How do I create a shapefile of self-defined zones, using clusters of zip codes (ArcGIS)?

I have 6 zones in the United States that I defined by clustering all US zip codes. I now need a shapefile that depicts each of these zones in a different color. Here is an illustration of what I would ...
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Zipcode to Polygon/Boundry

Is there any API out there which can give me Polygon value for a zipcode? I really thought that it would be fairly easy for me given the number of Maps APIs out there. Either Google Maps API or ...
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How can I find company address with Company Name, zip codes and State of Existence?

I need to find the address of the companies located in a particular State with Company name and also zip codes. Example: Company Name: Integrated Care Management Within the following zip codes ...
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How to reduce area boundaries resolution?

I managed to plot zip codes boundaries for an entire US state using ArcGIS data and python tools such as arcpy and Bokeh. The result: The dataset has high resolution area boundaries so, I have like ...
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How to map places with zip codes that have leading zeros using CartoDB?

I have a large set of data that has several places on the East coast that have leading Zeros in the Zip. How do I map these when leading zeros are automatically removed?
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How to combine multiple zipcode polygons into one polygon [closed]

In CartoDB, we have a table of chapters that make up a national organization. Each chapter record has a polygon that defines the geographical area that the chapter covers. The area a chapter covers ...
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Seeking Postcode Boundaries for USA?

I'm using ODL Studio to draw US zip codes, and though I can download the free database and get it to load, I can't figure out how to draw boundaries. The tutorial provided on their site explains how ...
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Where can I get a TopoJSON with 3 digit zip codes (zip3) shapes?

Where can I get a TopoJSON file with 3 digit zip codes (zip3) shapes I have searched for days and I just can find 5 digit zip codes shapes.
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Looking for a complete list of cities by state, with area code

Our company is working on moving our sales assignments from area codes to ZIP codes, and we need some kind of dataset to help move existing assignments to the new system. Does anyone here know where ...