Field-by-Field - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS

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Software
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Product family
Geo Addressing
Product
GeoTAX Premium
Version
7.7
Language
English
Product name
GeoTAX Premium
Title
GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS
Copyright
2023
First publish date
1998
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2023-10-19
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The following table describes each field of GEOOUT.

Position

Field Name

Description

Comments

1-6

KEYWORD

Parameter name: GEOOUT

Required

NOTE: You must specify at least one of the fields from positions 8 to 38, or this parameter record is invalid.

8-10

Location of General Return Code

See General Return Codes for return values.

Optional

12-14

Output Location for complete geocode

Output location for the complete 12-byte Geocode. Stores this code string in the output file:

2-byte State code

3-byte County Code

6-byte Census Tract Code

1-byte Block Group Code.

Optional

16-18

Location of output FIPS state code

Location to store the 2-byte FIPS state code.

Optional

20-22

Location of output FIPS county code

Location to store the 3-byte FIPS county code.

Optional

24-26

Location of output census tract

Location to store the 6-byte census tract.

Optional

28-30

Location of output block group

Location to store the 1-byte block group.

Optional

32-34

Location of output state abbreviation

Location to store the 2-byte USPS state abbreviation.

Optional

36-38

Location of Output county name

Location to store the 20-byte county name.

Optional

40

Storage Disposition of records with incomplete information

Storage option specified for records with missing information.

Z   Store zeroes in state, county, and census tract, and store a space in block group. (Default)

B   Store blanks in all fields.

X   Do not store anything.

Optional

42

Minimum geocode level allowed

Minimum geocoding level specified for posting geocode components.

S   State code Required

C   State/county code Required

T   State/county and census tract codes Required

B   State/county, census tract, and block group codes Required

blank   No minimum specified.

Optional

44

Minimum match level allowed

Minimum match level specified for posting geocode components.

P   Point level must be achieved.

S   Street Address level must be achieved (General Return code = S).

9   ZIP+4 level or Street Address level must be achieved (General Return Code = S or 9).

5   ZIP Code, ZIP+4, or Street Address levels must be achieved (General Return code = S, 9 or 5).

F   Fallback level or better must be achieved.

blank   No minimum specified.

Optional

46

Storage Disposition of records below minimum coding levels

Indicates how GeoTAX to handle records failing to achieve minimum geocoding and postal coding levels.

R   Reject record and send to uncoded records file, GTPBMNCO.

blank   Performs same action as no answer found.

Optional

48-50

Location of output street matcher return code

Location to store the 1-byte street matcher return code.

Z   ZIP Code not found

S   Street within ZIP Code not found

H   House number on street not found

L   Lat/Long not determined on the GeoTAX Auxiliary file, the User Auxiliary file, or the state-supplied file.

blank   Successful street match.

Optional

52-54

Location to store15-byte Extended Geocode

Location on output record for Extended Geocode:

2-byte State

3-byte County

6-byte Census Tract

1-byte Census Block Group

3-byte Census Block ID

Optional

56-58

Location to store3-byte Census Block ID

Location on output record for Census Block ID

Optional

60-62

Location to store 2-byte Data Type indicator

Location on output record to store the 2-byte indicator which provides the file from which the match was obtained:

0   USPS

1   TIGER

2   TomTom Street

6   NAVTEQ Street

7   TomTom Point

8   Centrus Point

11   NAVTEQ Point

12   Master Location Data

90   State-supplied file

91   User Auxiliary file

92   Landmark Auxiliary file

93   GeoTAX Auxiliary file

Optional

64-66

Location to store13-byte PB Key

The PreciselyID unique identifer is returned when a match is made to the Master Location Dataset (MLD). This field is a persistent identifier for an address. The PreciselyID unique identifier serves as a lookup key with Precisely GeoEnrichment datasets to add attribute data for an address location.

The leading character is a 'P'. For example, P00001XSF1IF.

Optional

General Return Codes

The output General Return Code is based in part on the input indicator that you set for the minimum match level required to post the latitude/longitude coordinates. The minimum level input indicator is set in field 44 of GEOOUT. The following table shows the possible return codes (indicated by an ‘X’ in the column) for the specified minimum input level.

General Return Code

Description

Minimum match level allowed (field 44 in GEOOUT)

   

F -

Fallback or better

5 -

ZIP Code, ZIP+4 or Street Address level

9 -

ZIP+4 or Street Address level

S -

Street Address level

P -

Point level

P

Address Point match

X

X

X

X

X

O

Input latitude/longitude coordinates match

X

X

X

X

X

L

Landmark Auxiliary file match

X

X

X

X

X

A

User Auxiliary file match

X

X

X

X

X

U

GeoTAX Auxiliary file match

X

X

X

X

X

I

Intersection match

X

X

X

X

 

S

Street address match

X

X

X

X

 

G

State-supplied file match

X

X

X

X

 

9

ZIP+4 Code match

X

X

X

 

 

5

ZIP Code match

X

X

 

 

 

C

Street Centroid match

X

 

 

 

 

F

Fallback Geographic match

X

 

 

 

 

M

Multiple match (multi-match)

 

 

 

 

 

X

Aborted processing or expired database

 

 

 

 

 

Blank

Did not match

 

 

 

 

 

Note: GeoTAX attempts matches to files in the following order: Landmark Auxiliary file, User Auxiliary file, state-supplied file, GeoTAX Auxiliary file, Point, then Streets file.