What Are Spatial Analysis Services?

Analyze your data to answer such questions as: Where is the best location for a new school or retail store? How many crimes have occurred within a city? and, Where are the traffic accident hot spots within a county? You can share the results of your analysis with others in your organization or share them publicly with a broader audience.

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How Many Service Credits Does Spatial Analysis Use?


Spatial Analysis Service Credits Used
Analyze Features (points, lines, areas) 1 credit per 1,000 features
Summarize Within 1 credit per 1,000 features
Create Hot Spots 1 credit per 1,000 features
Summarize Nearby 0.5 credits per drive-time or drive distance
Find Nearest (Closest Facilities) 0.5 credits per closest location found
Create Drive-Times (Service Areas) 0.5 credits per drive-time or drive distance
Enrich Layer (Data Enrichment) 10 credits per 1,000 data variables (attributes)
Storing Analysis Results 2.4 credits per 10 MB stored per month


Scenario 1

To keep the schools safe, the police department wants to monitor the number of crimes in each school district. Using the Aggregate Points function, the police can select a school district and get a count of the number of crimes by specific type of crime.


Total number of crimes (points) 206,329
Number of police reporting districts (areas) 75
Service credits used (crime points + districts/1,000) 206.40

Scenario 2

After a major tornado hits an area, the insurance company wants to calculate the property damage caused by the tornado. Using the Summarize Within function, the insurance company can calculate the property damage based on the total area of properties within each tornado path by type of property (i.e., commercial or residential).

Total number of parcels (areas) 10,000
Number of tornado paths (areas) 5
Service credits used (parcels + paths/1,000) 10.005

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