Monday, October 13, 2014

New Zip Code Data from the IRS

The IRS recently released ZIP Code data showing selected income and tax items classified by State, ZIP Code, and size of adjusted gross income. These data are based on individual income tax returns filed with the IRS and are available for Tax Years 1998, 2001, 2004 through 2012.
The map on the IRS page allows you to select a set of state ZIP Codes and peruse their data. 
The data include items such as:
  • Number of returns, which approximates the number of households
  • Number of personal exemptions, which approximates the population
  • Adjusted gross income 
  • Wages and salaries
  • Dividends before exclusion
  • Interest received  

So pick a year below and take a look at your local ZIP code !
ZIP Code Data
ZIP Code Data 1998–2010
1998  2001  2004  2005  2006  2007  2008  2009  2010