The 2016B Demographic Estimates and 2021 Projections are the currently shipping demographics data.
Note: When you switch over to a new data release, please finish your project with the prior data year first, as it will be replaced with the new data.
Please note: As of 2016A, the Consumer Spending Potential database is not included by default in standard subscriptions.
Consumer Spending Potential is now available as an add-on subscription product (please see Price List under Products)
The 2016B Business Updates are the currently shipping summary business count and employee count data.
Scan/US Subscription: Version 8 Build 1569
Scan/US Desktop Geocoder: Version 8.9.08
ACGX Version: 1608
Drivetime Database: 12/12/2016
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Please email "support" at "scanus.com" or call the 800 number to request an update, or if you think you may need one. Here's something to keep in mind when you do install your update: you must have Administrator privileges on your computer in order for update setups to install correctly. Therefore, if your IT department controls such computer functions in your company, you must obtain your IT department's help before you can download and install these update setups.
All software releases are "cumulative": In other words, they contain everything up to that time. If you need to re-download the base system, it will be just as up-to-date as if you run the "update" software afterwards. So, you don't have to do that. The "software update" setups are just a convenience, which we will send to you when necessary, so you don't have to re-download the whole thing.
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("Overview" is HTML format - download .zip file, unzip into empty folder, start with using-scanus-overview-page.html; If you wish, you may (Download 'Using Scan/US Overview')
Current Scan/US Premium, Lifestyle subscribers may download the Mosaic documentation, which is a .zip file containing both .pdf and .docx files. (Download 2012 MOSAIC Segment Descriptions)
Geocoder documentation, the Geocoder_User_Guide.pdf, may be found where the Geocoder is installed, typically in the following folder on your computer "Users\youruserid\documents\Geocoder\Geocoder_User_Guide.pdf", and you may also download the Desktop Geocoder user guide here
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