Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Government agencies pump out massive streams of data on housing, population, economics and demographics, though that statistical trove is compartmentalized and can be unintelligible for the public at large. ZipCodeStats.com is tapping into this virtual mountain of public information while simplifying and amplifying local statistics for communities across the nation. "We as taxpayers spend billions of dollars per year for all of this analysis done and information collected by the federal government. People want to know all of this statistical data but it is very cryptically presented. Because of budgetary rules, information tends to be highly segmented," said Chris Van Vleit, a technologist and founder of the Web site. The goal for the site is to make the information more "presentable, d...