The Claritas Financial and Insurance CLOUT database allows users to identify the potential demand for financial and insurance products and services by geographic area in the United States.
The database has two components:
Financial CLOUT provides geography-based estimates of market penetration and user household dollar volume for more than 100 financial products and services, including basic banking and financial services such as checking, savings, CDs, investments, and insurance products, as well as additional services, such as investment management. The data have been generated using statistical models developed using data gathered from over 150,000 nationwide Claritas Financial Track survey interviews. The robust sample size allows for data modeling at geographic levels from ZIP+4 to national estimates. in the nation. Both current-year estimates and five-year projections are available.
Insurance CLOUT provides geography-based estimates of usage and consumption for over 300 insurance and annuity products and services. Insurance products covered include automobile; life; residential; medical (including supplemental and Medicare supplemental insurance) and vision; accidental death and dismemberment; disability; and long-term care policies. The product also presents channel information, premium information, and consumer attitudes towards insurance. This dataset is generated using statistical models developed from the most current available Claritas Insurance Track survey and Claritas Pop-Facts demographic information. Claritas Insurance Track is an extensive online survey fielded across a national consumer panel of approximately 35,000 households every other year. The robust sample size allows for data modeling at geographic levels from ZIP+4 to national estimates. Both current-year estimates and five-year projections are available.
The Claritas Financial and Insurance CLOUT database is one of seven premium datasets available in the Data Planet repository. (The others are China Data Institute [subnational data], InfoGroup Business USA, EASI Analytics, Quarterly Workforce Indicators, Claritas Consumer Profiles, and Woods and Poole). For more information on the premium offerings, click here.)
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