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ZIP Code

Zoning Improvement Plan Code. A series of five numbers identifying the area of the United States in which to deliver mail. While some ZIP codes are reserved for post office boxes and single addresses receiving large volumes of mail, most identify the general area, such as the town or neighborhood, to which correspondence is addressed. They were introduced in 1963.
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More questions were raised by the FIO's decision to apply its "affordability index" to ZIP codes designated as "majority-minority" and "majority-LMI.
To evaluate the influence of missing data on exposure estimates, we limited our data set to ZIP codes that contained a [PM.
The average premium in upper middle income, predominantly black ZIP codes is 194% higher than the average premium charged to a similarly situated driver in an upper middle income, predominantly white ZIP code -- $2,113 vs.
Homebuyers can re-price comps (without having to recollect new comps from the other Zip Codes of interest); tenants can re-price rents; apartment, office and retail management companies can readjust rents; home developers can market-adjust prices; reo-to-rental companies can verify portfolio prices; loan officers can (apply these location values to generic costs) to develop "first look" values; hospitality chains can validate room rents; insurances can verify rates, to name a few.
Furthermore, households living in low-income zip codes spent this extra cash.
The field debates whether ZIP codes or census tracts (or blocks) are preferable for the smaller neighborhood unit.
The neighbouring zip codes provide a powerhouse for the rich and famous with apartments possessing indoor basketball courts and private gyms.
However, experts say that whenever you give your ZIP code to a cashier at a checkout counter, you could be putting your privacy at risk.
In this case there are exemptions for gas stations, which collect ZIP codes to protect credit card users, for merchandise that needs to be shipped and when personal information is required by regulation or federal law.
Gene Stonbarger, Pineda's attorney, said not all retailers who request zip codes will have to stop the practice.
The report also found that about 48 pc of children in two Central Harlem/Morningside Heights zip codes - 10037 and 10039 - are too heavy.
The current study was based on data such as age, population density and number of drinking establishments from about 580 ZIP code areas in California from 1995 to 2000.