How to? - Filtering number of people by X km radius/distance from their address

Hi Everyone

Assuming I have the a ‘location address’ for each user, does anyone know of a methodology to return the number of users within a ‘X’ radius?

For example. Of 1k users, I require a list of users who live within 5kms of a particular zip/post code.

I’m assuming I’d need to use the Google Maps App plugin for AT but any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you


The Google Maps App will not calculate for you which records are within a given distance of a point. It will display records with addresses on a map but will not give you a list of records matching certain criteria.

You would need to use Google Maps API (or some other mapping service) via a script to fill in a field with a record’s distance from an origin point.

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Thanks Kamille.

Yes, I’ve just been testing it and it doesn’t do anything like what I expected. I thought once I connected I might be able to pull other data.

Not sure if there’s a way to change the title and tag for this to redirect the question based on your answer but I’ll give it shot.



You should be able to rename/retag this post as the author, or I can do it for you.

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