ZIP Code


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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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Across the country, Progressive's and Farmers Insurance's good driver premiums show the most disparity between predominantly black and predominantly white ZIP codes, with both companies averaging 92%.
Since these Zip Codes have been assigned statistically significant and market-adjusted location values, consumers will more comfortably accept them as their mutual "choice" of price differentials than the heuristic or opinion-based counterparts without a scientific base.
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Neidell (2004) employs a ZIP code level analysis in his study of the effects of air pollution of child asthma rates in California--noting favorably the ZIP code's variation in SES measures and well defined geographic specificity.
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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.
The Supreme Court said that because Williams-Sonoma recorded Pineda's zip code in an electronic cash register, which was fed into the company's central database and then used to find her address for marketing purposes, it violated California law.
New York, Sep 06 (ANI): A new report has shown that New York city students are overweight or obese - with about half the youngsters in some zip codes tipping the scales too heavily.
They found suicides were more common in less populated ZIP codes, such as rural communities, and in ZIP codes with larger proportions of older, low-income whites.
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