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Traffic Counts

Esri's Traffic Counts data tracks peak and low traffic volume by the number of vehicles that cross a certain point of a street location. Updated quarterly, the Traffic Counts database contains more than one million points across the United States.

Traffic Counts data includes average daily traffic volume, current and previous count type, and cross street direction and distance.

The data are available in Business Analyst and Community Analyst products as well as Living Atlas maps and layers.

Traffic Counts data

You can use Traffic Counts data to do the following:

  • Identify the best location for your business based on traffic patterns.
  • Analyze how traffic may impact store construction.
  • Schedule staff hours according to peak periods of traffic.
  • Identify how traffic growth and decline might impact a potential site.


Version 17.1 (Q2 2017)

Available geographies

Traffic Counts is a point-level data set.

Update frequency



Esri uses the following methodology for Traffic Counts data:

Traffic Methodology (PDF)

Variable list

Traffic Counts (PDF)