Tag Archives: 2011/2016 Updates
By Cathy Spisszak
Best Cities for Bargain Shopping
Do you love a good bargain? Forbes Magazine recently compiled a list of the top 10 U.S. cities for bargain shopping using Esri Shopping Center Data. Check out Esri Data in the news and to see if your city has made the list.
Esri Data used for Mall Expansion
Esri was also highlighted in the Philadelphia area news, when Esri Data was used to justify an expansion of the King of Prussia mall. According to the article “Within a 10-mile radius of the Montgomery County mall, 41 percent of households have incomes of $100,000 or greater, according to Esri, a company specializing in geography and demographics. That area is home to more than a half-million people in 220,000 households. This has helped make the King of Prussia mall the envy of retail landlords nationwide by boasting retail sales of $700 per square foot – a figure so high it is shared by only a small handful of other malls nationwide.” Read more about this here.
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Business Analyst Desktop users can access the 2011/2016 Esri Updated Demographic Data and Report through the desktop product today. The 2011/2016 Esri Updated Demographics, as well as Census 2010 data, are viewable and available for analysis when you choose to ‘Show Online Data’ in your Preferences.
by Bob Hazelton
With the December release of the online Business Analyst APIs we continue the roll out of Census 2010 data. We want to highlight a significant addition of the Esri 2011 estimates and 2016 projections to the available data and reports.
Data and geographic boundaries make a difference
The Census 2010 release from the Census Bureau includes not only updated demographic data but also updated geographic boundaries. Some political boundaries change less frequently than others but revisions are not uncommon and they can have a significant impact on analysis results.
Even if boundaries do not change, the Census Bureau can renumber geographic codes for areas. It is essential to be cognizant of geographic differences between 2000 and 2010 when analyzing trends.
Esri is proud to announce the release of our 2011/2016 Updated Demographic Data. Our 2011/2016 data is based on Census 2010 counts and in 2010 geography to give our users the most accurate data in the most up-to-date geography available.
Census 2010 has revealed interesting changes in the demographics of our country – shifts in the distribution of the population, growth from immigration, increased diversity, fallout from the collapse of the housing market and the Great Recession, and increased vacancy rates. Using the Census 2010 data as the base for our 2011/2016 updates means those documented changes are incorporated, resulting in more accurate estimates and Continue reading