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Instructions for Downloading 2004 ZIP Data

The 2004 ZIP RUCA Code files for the nation and for each individual state are stored as compressed tab-delimited text files.

The files can be uncompressed using free tools such as Winzip on the PC (click here to download the utility) or Stuffit Expander on the Mac (click here to download the utility).

The national file contains 41,928 cases. For information on the variables in the download files, see documentation. For more information on the codes, see the code definitions.

Click on a state to download data

National Georgia Massachusetts New York Texas
Alabama Hawaii Michigan North Carolina Utah
Alaska Idaho Minnesota North Dakota Vermont
Arizona Illinois Mississippi Ohio Virginia
Arkansas Indiana Missouri Oklahoma Washington
California Iowa Montana Oregon West Virginia
Colorado Kansas Nebraska Pennsylvania Wisconsin
Connecticut Kentucky Nevada Rhode Island Wyoming
Delaware Louisiana New Hampshire South Carolina  
D.C. Maine New Jersey South Dakota Puerto Rico (under contstruction)
Florida Maryland New Mexico Tennessee

2006 ZIP Version 2.0 Codes

2006 ZIP Version 2.0 last updated 11/13/07.

Click here to download the file.