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States, counties, districts and other administrative divisions of countries and territories.

Entity["AdministrativeDivision",name] or

represents an entity of type "AdministrativeDivision".


gives the value of a specified property.


gives the value of a list of properties.


gives the value of a specified property modified by qualifier rules quali->vali.


gives the value of a property associated with a particular date specification.


represents a class of entities with values of propi defined by speci.

Sample Entities

Sample Entity Classes


  • AccommodationAndFoodServicesSalesaccommodation and food services sales
    AggravatedAssaultnumber of aggravated assaults
    AggravatedAssaultRaterate of aggravated assault
    AggregateHouseholdIncomeaggregate household income
    AnnualBirthsannual births
    AnnualDeathsannual deaths
    AnnualHousingUnitsChangeFractionhousing units change rate
    AverageACTCompositeScoreaverage ACT composite score
    AverageACTEnglishScoreaverage ACT English score
    AverageACTMathematicsScoreaverage ACT math score
    AverageACTReadingScoreaverage ACT reading score
    AverageACTScienceScoreaverage ACT science score
    AverageCommuteaverage commute time
    AverageSalePriceaverage home sale price
    AverageSATCriticalReadingScoreaverage SAT reading score
    AverageSATEvidenceBasedReadingAndWritingScoreaverage SAT evidencebased reading and writing score
    AverageSATMathematicsScoreaverage SAT math score
    AverageSATWritingScoreaverage SAT writing score
    AverageTotalSATScoreaverage total SAT score
    BorderingCountiesbordering counties
    BorderingStatesbordering states
    Burglarynumber of burglaries
    BurglaryRaterate of burglary
    Businessesnumber of businesses
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsbusiness ownership by ethnicity
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsAmerindianAmerindian business ownership fraction
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsAsianAsian business ownership fraction
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsBlackblack business ownership fraction
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsHispanicHispanic business ownership fraction
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsPacificIslanderPacific Islander business ownership fraction
    BusinessEthnicOwnershipFractionsWhitewhite business ownership fraction
    BusinessGenderOwnershipFractionsbusiness ownership by gender
    CapitalCitycapital city
    CapitalNamecapital name
    CivilianLaborForcecivilian labor force
    CivilianUnemploymentRatecivilian unemployment rate
    CoincidentEconomicActivityIndexcoincident economic activity index
    CountySalesTaxRatecounty sales tax rate
    CrimeRatetotal rate of crime
    CrimeTotaltotal number of crimes
    DisabledPersonsdisabled people
    DistrictCourtdistrict court
    EarningsAverageaverage earnings per job
    EmploymentNetChangeemployment change
    EntityClassesentity classes
    EntityTypeListentity type list
    FarmLandAreafarmland area
    FederalGovernmentExpenditurefederal government expenditure
    FederalGovernmentExpenditurePerCapitafederal government expenditure per capita
    FIPSCodeFIPS code
    ForcibleRapenumber of rapes
    ForcibleRapeRaterate of rape
    ForeignBornFractionfraction foreign born
    FractionOfGraduatesTakingACThigh school graduates taking ACT
    FractionOfGraduatesTakingSAThigh school graduates taking SAT
    GiniIndexGini index
    GovernmentEmploymentgovernment employment
    HasPolygonhas polygon?
    HealthInsuranceCoverageRateinsured population fraction
    HealthInsurancePeopleCoveredpeople with health insurance
    HealthInsurancePeopleNotCoveredpeople without health insurance
    HealthInsuranceUncoveredRateuninsured population fraction
    HighestElevationhighest elevation
    HighestPointhighest point
    HighSalesTaxRatehighest sales tax rate
    HomeOwnershipRatehome ownership rate
    HomeVacancyRatehome vacancy rate
    HousePriceIndexhouse price index
    HousingPermithousing permits
    HousingStartshousing starts
    HousingUnitsChangehousing units change
    HousingUnitsInMultipleUnitStructuresFractionhousing in multiple unit structures
    InfantDeathsinfant deaths
    LandArealand area
    LarcenyTheftnumber of larcenies
    LarcenyTheftRaterate of larceny
    LowestElevationlowest elevation
    LowestPointlowest point
    LowSalesTaxRatelowest sales tax rate
    ManufacturingValueOfShipmentsmanufacturing value of shipments
    MeanElevationmean elevation
    MedianAgemedian age
    MedianHomeListingPricemedian home listing price
    MedianHouseholdIncomemedian household income
    MedianSalePricemedian home sale price
    MedianSalesTaxRatemedian total sales tax rate
    MinimumWageminimum wage
    MotorVehicleTheftnumber of motor vehicle thefts
    MotorVehicleTheftRaterate of motor vehicle thefts
    Mottoesstate mottoes
    MurderNonnegligentManslaughterincidents of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter
    MurderNonnegligentManslaughterRaterate of murder and nonnegligent manslaughter
    NewPrivateHousingUnitsnew housing units
    NewPrivateHousingUnitsValuenew housing units value
    Nicknamesstate nicknames
    NonemployerEstablishmentsnonemployer businesses
    OwnerOccupiedHousingMedianValuemedian owner-occupied home value
    OwnerOccupiedHousingUnitsFractionowner-occupied housing
    ParentRegionparent region
    PerCapitaIncomeper capita income
    PerCapitaPersonalIncomeper capita personal income
    PersonsPerHouseholdpeople per household
    PopulationByEducationalAttainmentpopulation by educational attainment
    PopulationByGeographicalMobilitypopulation by migration in previous 12 months
    PopulationByLanguageSpokenAtHomepopulation by language spoken at home
    PopulationByMaritalStatuspopulation by marital status
    PopulationByPovertyStatuspopulation by poverty status
    PopulationBySchoolEnrollmentpopulation by school enrollment
    PopulationDensitypopulation density
    PrivateNonfarmEmploymentprivate non-farm employment
    PrivateNonfarmEmploymentPercentChangeprivate non-farm employment change
    PrivateNonfarmEstablishmentsprivate non-farm businesses
    PropertyCrimeRatetotal rate of property crime
    PropertyCrimeTotaltotal number of property crimes
    RentalVacancyRateresidential rental vacancy rate
    RentFourBedrooms4 bedroom apartment fair market rent
    RentOneBedrooms1 bedroom apartment fair market rent
    RentThreeBedrooms3 bedroom apartment fair market rent
    RentTwoBedrooms2 bedroom apartment fair market rent
    RentZeroBedroomsstudio apartment fair market rent
    RetailSalesretail sales
    RetailSalesPerCapitaretail sales per capita
    Robberynumber of robberies
    RobberyRaterate of robbery
    Slogansstate slogan
    Songstate song
    StateGovernmentTaxCollectionsstate government tax collections
    StateSalesTaxRatestate sales tax rate
    TimeZonestime zones
    TotalVoterRegistrationRatetotal voter registration rate
    TotalVotingRatetotal voting rate
    TreeAndSpeciesNamestate tree
    UnweightedSampleHousingUnitsunweighted sample housing units
    UnweightedSamplePopulationunweighted sample population
    ViolentCrimeRatetotal rate of violent crime
    ViolentCrimeTotaltotal number of violent crimes
    WholesaleSaleswholesale sales
    ZIPCodesZIP codes


  • "AdministrativeDivision" entities include US states and counties, as well as states, provinces and various other types of administrative regions of other countries.
  • Basic demographic and geographic information is available for most "AdministrativeDivision" entities. Many properties only contain detailed data for regions in the United States.
  • Some properties are available for the "AdministrativeDivision" entity type as a whole and can be given using the form EntityValue["AdministrativeDivision",property]. Such properties include:
  • "Properties"the list of available properties
    "PropertyCanonicalNames"the standard names of available properties
    "SampleEntities"a sample list of available entities (typically of length 10)
    "SampleEntityClasses"a sample list of available entity classes (typically of length 10)
    "EntityCount"number of entities available
    "Entities"the list of available entities
    "EntityCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entities
    "EntityClasses"the list of available entity classes
    "EntityClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available entity classes
    "PropertyClasses"the list of available property classes
    "PropertyClassCanonicalNames"the standard names of available property classes
    "PropertyCount"number of properties available
  • The following annotations can be used in the third argument of EntityValue["AdministrativeDivision",property,annotation]:
  • "Source"source information for the property
    "Date"the date associated with the entity-property value (if any)
    "EntityAssociation"an association of entities and entity-property values
    "PropertyAssociation"an association of properties and entity-property values
    "EntityPropertyAssociation"an association in which the specified entities are keys, and values are a nested association of properties and entity-property values
    "PropertyEntityAssociation"an association in which the specified properties are keys, and values are a nested association of entities and entity-property values
    "Dataset"a dataset in which the specified entities are keys, and values are an association of property names and entity-property values
  • The following annotations can be used in the second argument of EntityValue[property,annotation]:
  • "Qualifiers"the list of possible qualifiers for the property
    "QualifierValues"the list of possible values that can be given to each qualifier
    "DefaultQualifierValues"the list of default values for the property's qualifiers
    "Description"a brief textual description of the property
    "Definition"a detailed textual definition of the property
    "PhysicalQuantity"the physical quantity associated with the entity-property value
    "Unit"the unit associated with the entity-property value
  • A qualifier value of Automatic indicates that an applicable format of values can be used; e.g. for the "Date" qualifier, this includes a proper date or date span.


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Basic Examples  (5)

Use for entity discovery:

Find the population density of an administrative division:

Find the subdivisions within an administrative division:

Find administrative divisions in a given class:

Find the most populous regions in a country:

Scope  (3)

Basic geographic and demographic properties are available for most divisions:

Data may be sparse for lower-level divisions in some countries:

Many detailed demographic properties are only available for regions in the United States: