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About File Download Link (API)

ZipCode Download provides link (API) to automate your downloads. You can automate the process of retrieving dataset by using our link (API). The purpose of this document is to provide a quick reference on how can you download the files by consuming this link (API) over the browser or by writing a script.


The above link (API) of ZipCode Download is used to automate the process of downloading the file. The link (API) has three parameters with a specific format which we need to set. The format is explained below with an example.

  1. File Name:

    Our file name format is :

    apr - First three letters are of month you want to download the file apr for April.

    2017 - year of the updated file

    commercial - Product you are using .

    csv - File Format

    .zip - append .zip as you will get the file in zip format.

  2. User Name:

    This is your registered email id associated with zipcodedownload.

  3. Password:

    Password for zipcodedownload.

Products File Naming Convention Table

Note: mmm = Month, YYYY = Year, ProductEdition = basic/premium/commercial, FileFormat = csv/txt/txt-fixed/xls/mdb/mdb97

Products Name File Names
USA-5 digit Zip Code Database
USA 5-digit & Canadian 6-digit Postal Code Database
USA - ZIP+4 Database
Canada - 6-digit Postal Code Data
Canadian Area Code Database NPA NXX
USA - 5-digit Multi-County ZIP Code Database
USA - ZIP+4 Multi-County Database
Area Code Database NPA NXX
Sales & Use Tax Database
USA - CBSA Database
Mexico - 5-digit Postal Code Database
Congressional Districts 5 digit ZIP Code Database
Congressional Districts ZIP+4 Database
Census Multi Level Demographic Database 2010 Census
CBSA Medicare Database
"USA - SIC & NAICS Code Databases(SIC Code Database Only)"
"USA - SIC & NAICS Code Databases(NAICS Code Databases Only)"
"USA - SIC & NAICS Code Databases(SIC & NAICS Code Combined Database)"


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