Map of the Day: Washington county map displaying median household income and percentage of population 18+ who are Veterans

This map displays two county-level metrics for the state of Washington: median household income (blue shades) and the percentage of the population 18+ who are Veterans (red shade dots). We chose to use FactLook’s geocoding feature (Location: Street Address) to place markers at each county’s courthouse address and tied the population percentage data to these markers. The […]

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Step-by-step: building a multi-metric map with geocoded locations

Multi-metric map with geocoded locations

FactLook gives you the capability to assign multiple metric values to a single geocoded location which are then displayed on a map as fully-customizable bar charts.     1. Format your spreadsheet: Format your spreadsheet in the same manner as when using FactLook’s geocoding feature. In addition to the required columns of data, you’ll want […]

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Census tract map with geocoded bar charts

FactLook Sample Map: Census tract with geocoding and bar chart

We wanted to display how well certain product categories were performing at a fictitios multi-store grocery chain. First we created a census-tract layer displaying owner-occupied home data (maker shades of blue indicate heavier ownership). We then used FactLook’s geocoding feature to pin every store’s location on the map, then used bar charts to show sales […]

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State map showing regions with geocoding

FactLook Sample Map: State maps with geocoding

This map displays data about a fictitious grocery outlet. The first layer organizes the US states into different regions (West, South, etc.). The geocoded layers display each stores revenue: three breaks, ranging from red (low) to yellow (medium) to green (high). The hexagon markers represent specialty food stores participating in a pilot program to test validity.

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