Socrata was acquired by Tyler Technologies in 2018 and is now the Data and Insights division of Tyler. The platform is still powered by the same software formerly known as Socrata but you will see references to Data & Insights going forward.



Returns the average of a given set of numbers

Works with the following datatypes:

This function works with 2.0 and 2.1 endpoint(s). What does this mean? »

The avg(...) function is most commonly used in $select aggregations to return the average of a set of numeric values (Numbers). For example, to fetch the average salary of all of the employees at the City of Chicago:$select=avg(annual_salary)

It can also be used in $group aggregations, like this one to get the average salary by job type:$select=job_titles,avg(annual_salary)&$group=job_titles