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Mapping counties to zip codes

You might want to check out the HUD zip code-county crosswalk (screenshot below). My gut feeling is that this feature would be in the US census TIGER product line https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/...
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Mapping counties to zip codes

Some other answers hint at this, but the caution to keep in mind is that ZIP codes are not geographies on a map. They are identifiers for postal delivery routes which are often but not always ...
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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

The data referenced appears to be an aggregation of Hospital Acquired Infections which are part of the CMS Hospital Compare family of data sets. The various measures included in the dataset are ...
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Cost of living dataset

I found an API from Numbeo (documentation) that claims 1,485,832 prices in 4,786 cities entered by 177,368 users (information updated 2014-11-25) Here is their page related to the Cost of Living....
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Mapping counties to zip codes

For personal/educational use, US Zip Codes has a free download (*.xlsx and *,csv) that has zip and county. It has fewer fields than the commercial version which is $40 USD. Neither has FIPS.
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Did terabytes of data get removed from open.whitehouse.gov in January or February 2017?

I'm not sure about "terabytes" but yes, the new administration has edited the whitehouse.gov domain, including the open subdomain. Why? New administrations across all levels of (U.S.) government, ...
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Source of ABA Numbers for US banks

The source for this data is going to be accuity, that takes care of the routing numbers for the ABA, http://www.aba.com/Products/Pages/PS98_Routing.aspx To fast forward, it looks like you can ...
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Mapping Business Hours

This CSV dataset contains opening-closing hours for thousands of US hotels/restaurants/bars/museums/etc: https://github.com/baturin/wikivoyage-listings/ Business type, name and location are included ...
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List of United States cities

The US Census Bureau also has a national gazeteer file with state and city info, including incorporation information. For metadata/excel file column please have a look at HERE.
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Statistics of the yearly amount of beds in private prisons in the US

There is tons of data at the US Bureau of Justice Statistcs - Corrections But I think the best way is to get these data points from the two major private prison companies (CCA and GEO Group). ...
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USA 2016 election demographic data

From an open-source point of view, there is no direct source for age/income/race/location as to which way an individual voted; this is by design that you cannot figure out who voted for whom. Having ...
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Open API for SEC data?

Dev.Last10K.com has a RESTful API for SEC filing data. Disclaimer: I work for Last10K.com
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How to construct a database with the underlying real estate data displayed by Redfin, Zillow, or Trulia?

I don't know specifics on how Zillow, etc acquired their data - other than assuming they (or 3rd party) obtains the data on a per county basis. As cities/counties open up open data portals, this data ...
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How can you get nationwide data of a particular type from the US Census website?

TLDR: Census data is complicated. The simplest actual answer to your question: If you type in "united states" on the front page of American FactFinder, you can get to the "Community Facts" page for ...
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Data Licenses for US Government Data not in data.gov

Each of the datasets on Data.gov describes the license used (see the upper left items on the dataset page). The intent for data provided by the U.S. Government (whether it is on Data.gov or not) is to ...
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Source of ABA Numbers for US banks

A couple options (unknown license, my source): 1.The first 9 digits of the first field in this text file (fixed link, mirror) seem to be the routing number. ...
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A table mapping from US county or ZIP to Nielsen Designated Market Area (DMA)

A 2011 court decision found that Nielsen's DMA maps are protectable by copyright. This article from Bloomberg goes into the details. Here is the formal opinion Thus, technically, DMA shapes are not ...
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where can I find shapefiles for the highways of Puerto Rico?

Since I have promised, I will answer this question without waiting for its migration, if it will ever happen. Basically, I think that the best and latest data set that you can find now is this one - ...
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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

OpenAddresses.io does not have nearly 100% coverage but you may get lucky: http://results.openaddresses.io/ Open Street Map ("OSM") is another potential source: https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Where can I find historical aerials for some areas in Dona Ana County, New Mexico?

USGS EarthExplorer is often a fantastic resource for this. Check out, in particular, these datasets: Aerial Photo Single Frames (usually pre-1980) DOQ (1990s) NAPP (1980s-1990s) NHAP (1970s-1980s)
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USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data

Just released on Github!! Frostline A parser and resulting dataset for USDA plant hardiness zones. It uses the ZIP-querying API built into the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Plant Hardiness Zone ...
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Educational attainment in the private and public sector

this is easy if you use the public-use microdata. the public/private-sector workforce variable in the current population survey (cps) is a_clswkr and the educational attainment variable is a_hga ...
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A table mapping from US county or ZIP to Nielsen Designated Market Area (DMA)

This FCC link has some archived data on Designated Marketing Areas. http://transition.fcc.gov/dtv/markets/ This TV marketing firm may also provide some useful data on DMA(s): http://www.tvb.org/...
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Police precinct jurisdiction data for joining UCR with census

After asking, I found via Googling a series from the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) called the Law Enforcement Agency Identifiers Crosswalk. Here is its description from the NACJD ...
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Mapping counties to zip codes

There are GIS servers that have county boundary data and zipcode boundary data. Alas, the zipcode layer that I know about does not include county name as an attribute otherwise you could use the ESRI ...
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Where can I find accurate US county boundaries?

You might find these cartographic boundary shapefiles for U.S. Counties useful: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cbf/cbf_counties.html
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car parking Dataset in US

If you're not looking for real time data, you might want to search on the term 'parking study', which tends to look at the availability of parking in various areas. I would assume that cities that ...
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Where to get older digital OCR'd data sets of unsummarized US Census data?

you're talking about historical public use microdata, right? you want https://usa.ipums.org/usa/sampdesc.shtml
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Electric utility boundary lines in US

The US Energy Information Administration has a few geographic resources (like the US Energy Mapping System and the State Energy Data System but there's no sign of a collection of electric utility ...
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Where can I find shapefiles for the rivers of Puerto Rico?

Here are the open data sets that match your requirements: Data.gov's Puerto Rico hydrography data (shapefile format) Data.gov's Puerto Rico hydrography data (all formats) Seems to be the same data ...
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