The formula used to calculate distance between ZIP codes involves using the centerpoint latitude and longitude of each ZIP code and inputting those into the Great Circle Distance formula. This is a complex formula, and we have software that calculates these distances for us.

What does this mean for you?

If you're unsure if an area in which you are searching for candidates falls within the search radius that you selected on the Aspirants tab, don't be afraid to expand the radius a bit to make sure that you don't miss any potential candidates.

Aspirant zip code radius