What’s New in Esri Demographics (Aug 2016)

Esri Demographic content was updated in August to include detailed Puerto Rico Census 2010 data. Over 1,200 variables that cover topics such as age by race and Hispanic origin, families, group quarters, household size, housing by race, and owners vs. renters were added for eight levels of geography.

Median Age by block group in the area of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

How will these updates affect me?

For the Ready-to-Use Maps User within ArcGIS Online

For Business Analyst and Community Analyst Users

For the Data Enrichment user in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Maps for Office

For the Developer consuming the GeoEnrichment Service

You can access the updated information by querying the GeoEnrichment Service. To access the service, you need a valid Esri developer or organizational subscription.

As an additional resource, the developer documentation for the GeoEnrichment Service endpoints of the ArcGIS REST API, the GeoEnrichment widget components (Dijits) of the ArcGIS API for JavaScript, and supporting classes within the GeoEnrichment package of the ArcGIS API for Flex contain useful information describing their parameters or properties.

About the author

Lucy Guerra has over 20 years of experience as a product manager, working with organizations to understand their business challenges and shaping products to address those challenges. She focuses on enhancing the user experience with quality data, and leads a team focused on bringing to market, and driving awareness of, Esri's data and location services.

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