Converting to Address Insight

If you are looking to consolidate your address, geocoding, and demographics data validations into a single service, this guide will aid in your transition to DOTS Address Insight – US. This quick reference guide helps you easily map the input and output from each individual web service into the respective Address Insight – US field. The Address Insight – US service has a nearly complete 1:1 mapping from each of the component parts, so you will not be missing data fields in the consolidation.

This service is a convenient, bundled tool that validates, geocodes and appends location-based demographics data for a specified address. For an overview of how it works, visit this article on our blog. For a detailed view of the Address Insight response fields and their descriptions, please reference our Developer Guide.

Contents

Address Geocode
GetBestMatch_V4 Inputs
GetBestMatch_V4 Outputs
Address Validation 3
GetBestMatches Inputs
GetBestMatches Outputs
Demographics
GetLocalAreaProfileByZip Inputs
GetLocalAreaProfileByZip Outputs

Address Geocode

DOTS Address Geocode – US provides latitude/longitude and metadata information about a physical US address. The service provides geocoding information, such as the latitude and longitude location of a US address, along with demographic information such as the census tract, block and other metadata.

Developer Guide: https://docs.serviceobjects.com/display/devguide/DOTS+Address+Geocode++-++US

GetBestMatch_V4 Inputs

Address GeocodeAddress Insight
AddressAddress1
CityCity
StateState
PostalCodeZip

GetBestMatch_V4 Outputs

Address GeocodeAddress Insight
LevelGeocodeNotes
LevelDescriptionGeocodeNotesCodes
LatitudeLocationLatitude
LongitudeLocationLongitude
ZipZip

Address Validation

DOTS Address Validation – US is designed to take an unstandardized address, validate it against the latest USPS data, and return standardized, deliverable addresses. It provides validated address information along with other supplemental data such as address fragments, delivery notes, and corrections.

Developer Guide: https://docs.serviceobjects.com/display/devguide/DOTS+Address+Validation+-+US+3

GetBestMatches Inputs

Address Validation 3Address Insight
BusinessNameBusinessName
AddressAddress1
Address2Address2
CityCity
StateState
PostalCodeZip

GetBestMatches Outputs

Address Validation 3Address Insight
Address1Address
Address2AddressExtra
CityCity
StateState
ZipZip
IsResidentialAddressNotes (Code 121)
DPVDPV
DPVDescDPVDesc
DPVNotesN/A
DPVNotesDescN/A
CorrectionsCorrections
CorrectionsDescCorrectionsDesc
BarcodeDigitsBarcodeDigits
CarrierRouteCarrierRoute
CongressCodeCongressCode
CountyCodeCountyCode
CountyNameCountyName
FragmentHouseFragmentHouse
FragmentPreDirFragmentPreDir
FragmentStreetFragmentStreet
FragmentSuffixFragmentSuffix
FragmentPostDirFragmentPostDir
FragmentUnitFragmentUnit
FragmentFragment
FragmentPMBPrefixFragmentPMBPrefix
FragmentPMBNumberFragmentPMBNumber

Demographics

DOTS Demographics provides ZIP code-level, small segment demographics for in-depth local-area profiles. It is built with US Census data, HUD data, current-year demographics and data culled from millions of consumer purchase records.

Developer Guide: https://docs.serviceobjects.com/display/devguide/DOTS+Demographics

GetLocalAreaProfileByZip Inputs

DemographicsAddress Insight
PostalCodeZip

GetLocalAreaProfileByZip Outputs

DemographicsAddress Insight
StateState
CityCity
ZipPersonsPerHouseholdAreaAvgHouseholdSize
ZipHouseholdIncomeAreaHouseholdIncome
CountyHouseholdIncomeCountyHouseholdIncome
StateHouseholdIncomeStateHouseholdIncome

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