EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

U.S. ZIP Code Areas (Five-Digit)

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Description
This polygon shapefile represents five-digit ZIP Code areas used by the U.S. Postal Service to deliver mail more effectively. The first digit of a five-digit ZIP Code divides the United States into 10 large groups of states numbered from 0 in the Northeast to 9 in the far West. Within these areas, each state is divided into an average of 10 smaller geographical areas, identified by the second and third digits. These digits, in conjunction with the first digit, represent a sectional center facility or a mail processing facility area. The fourth and fifth digits identify a post office, station, branch or local delivery area.U.S. ZIP Code Areas (Five-Digit) provides area, postal district name, and 2010 Census demographic information for the ZIP Code areas in the United States.
Publisher
Environmental Systems Research Institute (Redlands, Calif.)
Place(s)
United States, Puerto Rico, United States Virgin Islands, and Guam
Subject(s)
Population statistics, Households, Zip codes, Location, and Society
Year
2010 and 2014
Held by
Stanford
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