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Finding the Maximum Area Served (from a point location) Relative to Population

Question asked by 95vtec on Nov 25, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 25, 2013 by jsandhu-esristaff
Hey everyone,

I am trying to find the area served by a point location (roughly 29 points) based on a population layer.  These points are facilities that serve the population during an outbreak event - they each have a max population served field. I need to create districts or boundaries around each facility showing the public where they should go durning an outbreak.  Using a Census Block layer, what is the best way to achieve this goal? I'm assuming Location-Allocation?

Edit: Distance from point would be considered a cost.  Want to find a boundary closest to the facility representing the maximum population allowed .


Jesse Hopkins