July 02, 2012 -- NEWTON MA (USA) - Caliper Corporation is pleased to announce that July 2012 ZIP Code Data is now available for purchase, and now includes more valuable data than ever before.
New for July 2012, the ZIP Code data now include the number of businesses by detailed industry type (Retail, Finance, etc.), along with numbers of employees and annual payrolls. The ZIP Codes are also classified by their rural-urban commuting characteristics.
If you make business decisions based on postal data, Caliper quarterly ZIP Code updates will ensure you are using the latest information. The Caliper ZIP Code Data package contains a nationwide area database with ZIP Codes for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the territories. It also includes a point database of ZIP Code centroids and 3-digit ZIP Code Areas for the entire country. Caliper updates this file quarterly to provide up-to-date access to United States Postal Service changes.
Both the 3-digit and 5-digit ZIP Code areas include Census demographic data at no additional cost, including fields for household income from the 2010 5-year American Community Survey and fields for age, race, gender, Hispanic origin, households by type, and housing tenure from the 2010 Census. New as of this July release are 2009 ZIP Code Business Patterns (ZBP) NAICS codes, employees, and payroll data, plus Rural-Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) codes.
Caliper is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, and GIS software, including Maptitude®, Maptitude for Redistricting, TransCAD®, and TransModeler®. Caliper software is used by more than 75,000 users in over 70 countries.