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Spatial Analytics with ArcGIS by Eric Pimpler

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Data preparation

As with almost all GIS projects, there is a considerable amount of data preparation work that must be done before the analysis can begin:

  1. Open ArcMap with the SanAntonioRealEstate.mxd file found in your C:\GeospatialTraining\SpatialStats folder.
  2. Remove or turn off the visibility of the BexarCountyCensusBlockGroups layer.
  3. Add the ZillowNeighborhoods-TX shapefile. You should now have layers for ResidentialSales, ZillowNeighborhoods-TX, and a basemap layer.
    The Zillow neighborhoods data doesn't include full coverage of every area within the San Antonio metropolitan area.
  1. Obtain a count of the number of sales along with the average and sum of each numeric attribute for each neighborhood using the spatial join functionality ...

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