Population characteristics at the zip code
level are taken from the 2007-2011 ACS five-year estimates.
With respect to the traditional economic data even macroeconomic data--Mian and Sufi (2009) exploit financial data at the ZIP code
level in a nationally representative study, examining the relationship between income growth, mortgage credit, and subprime mortgages leading in to the financial crisis of 2008.
Two zip codes
, one with high income and the other with low income, were chosen from each county, based on the rank order provided by the U.S.
Hillsborough is one of the wealthiest communities in America and has one of the most desirable zip codes
Retailers are beginning to wonder if there could be problems down the road with collecting IP addresses, planting cookies or using loyalty card data--all of which are far more detailed and intrusive than collecting ZIP codes
The California Supreme Court has ruled that California merchants can no longer ask for the zip codes
of customers who make purchases with credit cards.
Many state and federal agencies compile and distribute data at the county or zip code
level but are unwilling to do so at lower levels for reasons of confidentiality.
Even in the City of Rochester zip code
of 14621, where seriously underwater mortgages were high, the percentage of equity-rich properties stood at 16 percent (530 of 3,321).
In Texas' most expensive ZIP code
, it may take more than a job to afford a house.
This Henderson brokerage in the 89002 zip code
is owned by Michael and Anna Klinger.
Figure 1 is a scatterplot of the share of cash transactions in each zip code
in 2015 and 2011, on the y- and x-axes respectively.
The annual rent increase in their data was 2.2% and the average ZIP code
experienced a 6.5% annual increase in Airbnb listings.