Mapping ZIP Code Demographics

.. there are 26 ZIP codes in the U.S. that have a median housing value in excess of $950 thousand .. find out about the demographics for your ZIP codes of interest .. view ZIP code areas and demographics in context of other geography.

Create custom thematic pattern ZIP code area maps for any area in the U.S. using tools and data described in this section. Use the no fee CV XE GIS software with the associated no fee ZIP Code demographics GIS project and datasets to develop maps for areas of interest. This section provides an overview. See related Web section for step-by-step instructions to get started. These tools and data are not demos. The software and datasets are accompanied by an interactive table in this section. Use the interactive table to view, compare, contrast, rank or query ZIP code areas and associated demographic-economic characteristics. More about ZIP Code areas and data resources.

Median Household Income by ZIP Code Area; Los Angeles Area
Larger view illustrates ZIP code area labeling and use of mini-profile feature

View developed with CV XE GIS software. Click graphic for larger view.

Where are ZIP code areas that meet a certain criteria? The next graphic illustrates use of the tools to develop a 48-state zoom-out view showing ZIP code areas with two selected income intervals.

View developed with CV XE GIS software. Click graphic for larger view.

ZIP Code Demographic-Economic Characteristics — Interactive Table
Use the interactive table in related Web section to view ZIP code characteristics in an interactive tabular format. The following graphic illustrates use of the table to rank ZIP codes in descending order on median housing value (rightmost column). Housing value estimates are top-coded at $1,000,001.

Click graphic for larger view.

Data Analytics Lab Session
Join me in a Data Analytics Lab session. There is no fee. Discuss how tools and methods reviewed in this section can be applied to your situation.

About the Author
— Warren Glimpse is former senior Census Bureau statistician responsible for innovative data access and use operations. He is also the former associate director of the U.S. Office of Federal Statistical Policy and Standards for data access and use. He has more than 20 years of experience in the private sector developing data resources and tools for integration and analysis of geographic, demographic, economic and business data.

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