alassiter

Create polygons from points file with an equal number of points per polygon

Discussion created by alassiter on Jul 27, 2012
Latest reply on Nov 11, 2014 by kimo
Hi.

I have a set of points that represent houses.  I have a polygon that represents a neighborhood boundary.

I would like to create sub-neighborhoods that each contain an equal number of houses.  In other words, I would like polygons that each enclose an equal number of points.  I would like these polygons to loosely follow the shape of a grid -- not be radial, multi-part, or swirled together (for example).

I am running ArcEditor.  I have a Spatial Analyst extension.

I do not have road information, otherwise I would be tempted to try to hack around with service areas in Network Analyst.




Any ideas?

Thank you!

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