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I am working on a project where I am trying to map affordable housing and bus stops.

I have used the buffer tool to find out how many bus stops are there within a one mile radius of each affordable house but is there a way to count the bus stops in that one mile radius?

I want to say near X affordable house, there are Y bus stops. Right now what I have is a circle indicating the one mile radius but no count of the number of bus stops in that area.

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I would suggest using the "Select by Location" tool as mentioned here in the Esri documentation.

At the top of your application go the selection tab then:

Click Selection > Select By Location to open the Select by Location dialog box.

Here is a sample follow through that you can use with your datasets

So your select from freatures would be the bus stops

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Your select from source is the buffer

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You could also use the different select by location methods such as the

Are within a distance

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