ZIP Code Demographics by City-Place & Outside City-Places
Census 2010 data provide a way to examine ZIP Code demographics by city/place as well as areas outside city/places. Many ZIP codes transcend city/place boundaries extending into non-city/place areas or other city/places. Use data described in this section to view which ZIP codes serve a city/place and corresponding demographics. See which places and non-places are served by a specific ZIP code and associated demographics. See this example showing a map and tabular data depiction.
Sort the ranking table below to see that the Place/ZIP code areas with the largest population include Chicago/60629 (113,916), El Paso/79936 (111,086), New York/11368 (109,931) and Norwalk CA/90650 (105,549) and Los Angeles/90011 (103,892) ... the population of these ZIP code areas exceed the population of many metros.
Census 2010 ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and Places geographies are both comprised of sets of census blocks. Census block level data from the Census 2010 Summary File 1 (SF1) have been aggregated into ZIP code-Place parts to develop data presented in the ranking table. Data in the ranking table are part of the ProximityOne national ZIP Code-Place demographic dataset. See additional details.
Census 2010 ZIP Code Area population & housing interactive ranking table, national scope, all ZIP codes -- http://proximityone.com/cen2010_zcta_dp.htm
Use the ranking table to view a city/place by ZIP code and selected associated demographics for each ZIP code portion in that city/place. Examine how ZIP codes are split by specific place and non-place areas. City/ZIP combinations with population 10 or less are not shown in the table but are in included in related dataset. Nationally, there are 69,979 unique City or Non-City/ZIP combinations with population of 10 or more. See related ranking table with total ZIP code population (ZIP code not split) at http://proximityone.com/cen2010_zcta_dp.htm.
ZIP Code Demographics by City-Place and Outside Cities - Interactive Ranking Table
See ranking table usage notes below ranking table. See related ranking tables -- http://proximityone.com/rankingtables.htm.
All data based on Census 2010 Summary File 1. See column header descriptions below table.
Click ShowAll button between Find/Queries.
Using the Ranking Table
Click on a column header to sort on that column; click column header again to sort in other direction.
Click ShowAll button to show all tabulation areas and restore full set of data view.
Click State to select on geographies in a selected state (click ShowAll between selections).
Area Name Query -- key in text/area name in text box to right of Find-in-Name button then click button to locate all matches.
- case sensitive; click ShowAll button between queries.
Place Code Query -- key in place code in text box to right of Find-in-Place button then click button to locate all matches.
- place code must be FIPS 5 digit code, lead zero as applicable); click ShowAll button between queries.
ZIP Code Query -- key in ZIP code in text box to right of Find-in-ZIP button then click button to locate all matches.
- ZIP code must be FIPS 5 digit code, lead zero as applicable); click ShowAll button between queries.
Place-ZIP combinations with fewer than 10 persons omitted from table.
Place -- Census 2010-based Place Code
ZIP -- Census 2010-based ZIP Code Tabulation Area
State -- State postal code
Census 2010 SF1-sourced population aggregated from census blocks:
%White A - Percent Population White alone (P0030002)
%Black A - Percent Population Black or African American alone (P0030003)
%AI/AN A - Percent Population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (P0030004)
%Asian A - Percent Population Asian alone (P0030005)
%NHOPI A - Percent Population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (P0030006)
%OthRace A - Percent Population Some Other Race alone (P0030007)
%2+Races - Percent Population Two or More Races (P0030008)
%Hispanic - Percent Population Hispanic or Latino (P0040003)
-- percents are percentages of total population in this ZCTA
Mapping City-ZIP Code Areas
The following view shows the Vernon County, MO area. Census 2010 ZIP Code areas are shown with green fill pattern and boundary and labels. Census 2010 city boundaries are shown with black boundary, yellow fill pattern and labeled with city name. The pointer/hand is shown in ZIP code 64772. Using the ranking table above, it is possible to view demographic for the parts of the ZIP code area within the city and outside of the city. See the next graphic.
The following static view of the ranking table above is focused on the same ZIP/area. To develop this view, use ShowAll, select Missouri, sort ascending on ZIP code, scroll to ZIP 64772. An alternate method is the ShowAll and use Find ZIP with 64772 in the edit box; this method, however, shows the ZIP code in isolation from other ZIPs. The total Census 2010 population for ZIP 64772 was 13,596 (8,386 + 5,210). 38.32 percent of the Census 2010 population in the ZIP code area 64772 is outside of the city. The same method of examining city/place by ZIP code area part can be applied to any area of the U.S.
ZIP Code Tabulations
Data presented in the ranking table sum to the total population/housing units for the corresponding state. The demographic characteristics for each census block in each state are aggregated into a ZIP-Place or ZIP-Outside Places combination.
For those blocks outside of city/places, the place code of 99999 is used. When a ranking table row shows the place code 99999, the area is not in a city/place and the area name appears as 'Not in a city/place.'
There are many instances of ZIP-Place combinations that show zero or nearly zero population. These areas are often geographic slivers, almost lines.
ZIP Code Equivalence Files
The following 2010 ZIP Code (ZCTA) equivalence/relationship files are available. Contact us for details (888-364-7656).
ZIP to County
ZIP to County Subdivision
ZIP to Place
ZIP to Census Tract
ZIP to Congressional District
ZIP to Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
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