Economic Prosperity by ZIP Code Area
Based on the American Community Survey 2015 5-year estimates (ACS1115), ten ZIP Code Areas had a median household income of $250,000 or more during 2011-15. More than 20 ZIP code areas had a median housing value of $2,000,000 or more and 140 ZIP code areas with median housing value of $1,000,000 or more. This section reviews measures of economic prosperity for all ZIP code areas. See the list of all ZIP ccdes showing median household and related measures in the interactive table shown below. Use the interactive table to view, rank, compare and query ZIP code attributes.
Examining demographic-economic characteristics by ZIP code is important for several reasons. We are familiar with our own ZIP codes as a geographic location. We tend to be interested in our area compared to other areas. ZIP codes provide an easy way to do that. Also, many secondary data resources are tabulated by ZIP code area; some important data are only available by ZIP code. See more about ZIP Code areas.
Resources & Methods to Examine Small Area Demographics
Same table layout but data based on ACS 2013 5 year data.
Extended ACS 2015 data interactive table.
The interactive table below relates the ZIP code and corresponding city;
.. see city characteristics in this related set of city tables.
Further extended ZIP Code Demographic-Economic Interactive Tables
See related Census Tract Code Demographic-Economic Interactive Tables
Examine ZIP Code Urban/Rural Characteristics
Examine ZIP Code Business Establishment patterns
Examine ZIP Code Housing Price Index patterns
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Top 100 ZIP Code Areas Based on Median Household Income
The following graphic shows locations of the ZIP code areas with the highest median household income.
View developed with CV XE GIS software. Click graphic for larger view.
Additional views: (click link)
ZIP 77010 (Houston) in context of ZIP code boundary (red boundary) and Open Street Maps
ZIP Code Areas: Population & Economic Prosperity -- Interactive Table
Table initially sorted by median household income.
Use the interactive table shown below to examine attributes of ZIP Code areas.
Click column header to sort; again to sort other direction. Usage notes below table.
See related demographic-economic interactive pages
Click ShowAll between queries/filters.
Query for 3-digit ZIP Code: Click ShowAll button; replace "100" (no quotes) with 3 digit ZIP; click Find ZIP button.
.. performs find for exact match on column 1 (ZIPCode).
Query by city name: Click ShowAll button; replace "Los Angeles" (no quotes) with case sensitive partial/all city name;
.. click Find Name button.
.. performs find for exact match on column 5 (City Name).
Median household income is top coded at $250,000. Areas showing $250,000 are $250,000 or more.
Median housing value is top coded at $1,000,000. Areas showing $1,000,000 are $1,000,000 or more.
-1 value indicates no estimate available for this area.
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