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 Geocode Address Insight
Address Address1
City City
State State
PostalCode Zip

GetBestMatch_V4 Outputs

Address Geocode Address Insight
Level GeocodeNotes
LevelDescription GeocodeNotesCodes
Latitude LocationLatitude
Longitude LocationLongitude
Zip Zip

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 3 Address Insight
BusinessName BusinessName
Address Address1
Address2 Address2
City City
State State
PostalCode Zip

GetBestMatches Outputs

Address Validation 3 Address Insight
Address1 Address
Address2 AddressExtra
City City
State State
Zip Zip
IsResidential AddressNotes (Code 121)
DPV DPV
DPVDesc DPVDesc
DPVNotes N/A
DPVNotesDesc N/A
Corrections Corrections
CorrectionsDesc CorrectionsDesc
BarcodeDigits BarcodeDigits
CarrierRoute CarrierRoute
CongressCode CongressCode
CountyCode CountyCode
CountyName CountyName
FragmentHouse FragmentHouse
FragmentPreDir FragmentPreDir
FragmentStreet FragmentStreet
FragmentSuffix FragmentSuffix
FragmentPostDir FragmentPostDir
FragmentUnit FragmentUnit
Fragment Fragment
FragmentPMBPrefix FragmentPMBPrefix
FragmentPMBNumber FragmentPMBNumber

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

Demographics Address Insight
PostalCode Zip

GetLocalAreaProfileByZip Outputs

Demographics Address Insight
State State
City City
ZipPersonsPerHousehold AreaAvgHouseholdSize
ZipHouseholdIncome AreaHouseholdIncome
CountyHouseholdIncome CountyHouseholdIncome
StateHouseholdIncome StateHouseholdIncome

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