Preferable Residential Sites in Dane County, WI

A spatial analysis using ArcGIS to find the new residential sites in Madison, WI, from the assigned criteria:

  • Located within 1 mile from the selected natural attractions – Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, and UW Arboretum
  • Located within 4 miles from University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Music Hall
  • Located in the city’s school services – Middleton-Cross Plains or Madison Metropolitan school districts
  • Not located within 0.25 mile from superfund sites
  • Located in a good neighborhood – predominantly homeowner occupied by 70% or above

Tools used:

  • Buffer tool
  • Extract tool
  • Select by Location
  • Select by Attribute
  • Intersect tool


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