Spatial Statistics: Measuring Geographic Distributions

Manipulating Data in ArcGIS Series

Introduction to GIS or familiarity with ArcGIS Pro.


Learn basic spatial statistics tools in ArcGIS to calculate characteristic values of geographic data, such as the center, compactness, and orientation and observe shifting trends in these statistics over time.


  • Overview of spatial statistics
  • Using the following spatial statistics tools:
    • Central Feature
    • Mean Center
    • Median Center
    • Standard Distance
    • Directional Distribution
    • Linear Directional Mean