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You can get median income and median house value for zip codes from a search on Google. One site is

Median income is important if you are concerned about keeping up with the Jones. It is easier if your income is near the median.

Median housing value is important when you buy a house. Houses priced over the median can be difficult to sell (because of the perception that a house in a certain area should sell for about x).

You can also get stats on employment (white collar, blue collar) and college graduate numbers.

When moving into a new area, these numbers can help make good decisions.
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