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How to purchase a United States postal service Zip Code Database

If you're looking for a comprehensive database of US zip codes, the best place to start is with the United States Postal Service (USPS zip code data products).

The Zipcodedownload website offers a variety of different zip code databases that you can purchase, depending on your needs.

So how exactly do I go about purchasing a United States postal service zip code database?

Zipcodedownload has been the #1 zip code data provider partner of the USPS since 2002. Over 50,000+ companies world wide rely on Zipcodedownload to provide accurate and up to data zip code data.

The most basic option is the five-digit zip code database, which includes all U.S. zip codes and their associated city names. This database is available in multiple formats, and pricing starts at $39.95.

For more detailed information, Zipcodedownload also offers a nine-digit zip code database. This database includes additional information such as time zones, county names, and latitude/longitude coordinates plus many more geo data related information.

Pricing for this database starts at $99.95.The issue with the USPS zip code database that you could buy at the USPS website is the lack of geo data. If you want to know the distance between two zip codes, or find all zip codes within a certain radius, you'll need to purchase a separate geo data add-on.

This starts at $149.99 and goes up from there, depending on the size and scope of the geo data you need. You'll also have to import and implement the data into whatever format you might need. You can save money and time by purchasing the USPS data from

You need Canadian postal codes as well, we recommend the Postal Code Database. This database includes over 2 million Canadian postal codes, along with latitude/longitude coordinates and other useful information. Pricing for this database starts at $99.95.

No matter which option you choose, make sure you purchase a regularly updated zip code database to ensure the most accurate information possible.

Why is it important to get monthly updates for your USPS Zip Code Database?

The USPS zip code database is one of the most important data files for any business that ships products via USPS. A good zip code database will provide the latest information on changes to zip codes, new zip codes, and discontinuations of old ones.

It's essential to have this information in order to ensure that your products are shipped correctly and efficiently.Additionally, a monthly update service ensures that you always have the most accurate information possible.

The USPS makes changes to zip codes on a regular basis, and these changes can impact your business if you're not aware of them. With a monthly update service, you can be confident that your zip code database is always up-to-date. also provides a Zip Code API service, which gives you programmatic access to our zip code data. This is perfect for businesses that need to automate their shipping processes. With the API, you can easily get zip code information directly from our website.

Our zip code databases are available in a variety of formats, making it easy to integrate them into your existing systems. Choose from CSV, Excel, or MySQL format, or take advantage of our custom integration services.

No matter what your needs are, we have a zip code database solution that will fit your business perfectly. Contact us today to learn more about our products and services!

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Sample preview of 5 digit zip code premium product

ZipCode ZipType CityName CityType StateName StateAbbr AreaCode Latitude Longitude
10518 S Cross River D NewYork NY 914 41.268450 -73.602240
21224 S Baltimore D Maryland MD 410/443/667 39.280680 -76.537980
00930 P San Jose A Puerto Rico PR 787/939 18.405330 -66.062380
71667 S Star City D Arkansas AR 870 33.939640 -91.844740
70357 S Leeville N Louisiana LA 985 29.372100 -90.263340
95935 S Dobbins D California CA 530 39.375660 -121.216100
63873 S Hayward N Missouri MO 573 36.430780 -89.697850
80210 S Denver D Colorado CO 303/720 39.675420 -104.961600
97475 P Springfield D Oregon OR 541/458 44.065620 -123.014300

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How does your zip code list differ from USPS data?

USPS data is the main foundation for our zip code lists. As they update their data every month we provide the updated data to our customers. However, our data is more accurate and extensive as we append additional fields to improve the data for our customers.

2. Why should you choose ZIP Code Download over its competitors?

All ZIP Code data is not the same – Here at ZIP Code Download we update our database every month with all Zip Code changes made by the USPS, so you know you are getting the most accurate data available. We make our lists useful and user friendly by enhancing with additional data such as area codes, latitude and longitude coordinates, and MSA Codes. Many of our competitors rarely update their lists and use data that is months or even years old.

3. Your competitors say they are better - Is your data really better?

60,000+ customers, including all of the Fortune 500, Universities, government agencies around the world can’t be wrong. All rely on Zipcodedownload to provide them up to date and accurate zip code and postal code data.

4. How are Latitude and longitude calculated?

Most latitude and longitude coordinates are centroid based. In other words, they're in the exact "center" of the ZIP Code. In cases where the ZIP Code includes a large unpopulated area, the coordinates may be population based.

5. How will your zip code lists improve my business?

Our database can guarantee your data integrity. Are you tired of your customers entering incorrect information on your web forms? Let your frustration be a thing of the past, because with the ZIP Code Download data, you have a totally accurate source of information. You can check every users’ information against the Zip Code Database. You’ll know right away whether or not match is found, and can redirect the customer to enter correct information if they failed to provide accurate information. If you're looking for the most effective solution, get ZIP Code Download's ZIP Code Database in either the Basic, Premium, or Commercial version. Also available is Canadian Postal Code Data.