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Standardize and Validate Addresses
Geocode Provides Latitude & Longitude
Append Regional Demographic Data

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Real-time API provides a three-in-one service for address validation, geocoding, and demographic data
Results assist with government compliance efforts

DOTS Address Insight - US is a powerful, real-time API that provides address standardization, address geocoding, and regional demographics, all with a single call. Address Insight - US accesses proprietary databases to validate addresses, geocode locations to return lat-long coordinates and appends demographic information to create a comprehensive customer profile based on their location.

Address Insight - US is ideal for businesses looking to comply with various government regulations or increase revenue through targeted marketing. Address Insight - US is designed for loan reporting compliance, tax collection, real estate applications, loan application systems, university research, applications for credit, auto loan applications, or database maintenance.

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How Address Insight - US Works

Please provide an address below and see how our service corrects and appends mailing addresses, calculates longitude and latitude coordinates and provides geocentric demographics.

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Request URL Brinkerhoff&Address2=&City=Santa Barbara&State=CA&Zip=93101&TestType=&LicenseKey=[YourKey] Brinkerhoff&Address2=&City=Santa Barbara&State=CA&Zip=93101&TestType=&LicenseKey=[YourKey]

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Address27 E Cota St
CitySanta Barbara
Barcode Digits931017603992
Carrier RouteC006
Congress Code24
County Code083
County NameSanta Barbara
Fragment House27
FragmentPMB Number
FragmentPMB Prefix
Fragment Post Dir
Fragment Pre DirE
Fragment StreetCota
Fragment SuffixSt
Fragment Unit
DPV DescThe Input Record Is A Valid Mailing Address, But Is Missing The Apartment Or Rural Route Box Number
DPV Notes1, 8, 17, 22, 23
DPV Notes DescThe Input Address Matched The Zip+4 Record, The Input Address Matched A Dpv High-rise But A Secondary Was Not Input, Default Zip+4 Record Used To Certify The Address, Address Exists But Mail Is Being Returned, Highrise Apartment/office Building Address
Corrections DescZip Code Change
Area Code805
City AbbreviationSanta Barbara
City TypeP
Time Zone8
Day Light SavingsY
DMASanta Barbara - Santa Maria - San Luis Obispo
Zip Latitude34.419120
Zip Longitude-119.703421
Median Income200054042
Median Income200563700
Area Household Income55042
County Household Income72310.0
State Household Income69758.0
Geocode LevelS
Geocode Level DescriptionThe Address Matched Exactly At The Street Location.
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  • Standardizes postal information for over 165 million unique addresses throughout the US
  • Returns Residential Delivery Indicator (RDI) to determine if a delivery type is a business or residential delivery
  • Returns an overall Status Score that indicates the likelihood a location is accurate
  • Provides SuiteLink (SLK) Flags
  • Uses regularly updated database of USPS CASS-certified street addresses
  • Identifies unincorporated areas to determine if a location falls within city bounds
  • Distinguishes precise name of the location as it pertains to its geolocation
  • Provides MSA code, state code, county code (FIPS), and tract number for addresses for FFIEC compliance
  • Geocodes US addresses and returns lat-long coordinates at a location level
  • Provides regional level demographics for residential addresses
  • Provides state-level Upper and Lower Legislative districts
  • Coverage for Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam and other US territories
  • Assists with compliance efforts by combining address validation, geocoding and demographic information
  • Improves shipping processes, delivery rates and reduces undeliverable mail
  • Prevents mailings being sent to the wrong location by identifying correct suite numbers
  • Uses demographic data to identify target customer locations and hot spots
  • Geocoding assists in meeting compliance requirements for government regulations
  • Uses one license key for multi-faceted service
  • Response time is less than 1 second

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