Let's get prepared for obtaining spatial statistical information about a dataset using ArcGIS, as follows:
- In ArcMap, open the C:\GeospatialTraining\SpatialStats\DenverCrime.mxd file. You should see a point feature class called Crime, as shown in the following screenshot:
Point locations for all crimes for the city of Denver 2013
- The Crime feature class contains point locations for all crimes for the city of Denver in 2013. The first thing we need to do is isolate a type of crime for our analysis. Open the attribute table for the crime feature class.
- Use the Select by Attributes... tool to select all records where the OFFENSE_CATEGORY_ID ...