Thematic Maps

I. Example of a Thematic Map created using the Thematic Maps or Data Sets options

Advantages:
Data and geographic areas: more options.
Data displayed: customize the data classes - the number of groups into which data is divided and the way in which data is divided within those groups (quantile, equal interval or user defined).
Map features: display and label multiple census boundaries and features (schools, roads, bodies of water, etc).
Appearance: change the color and title of the map.

legend median cost of housing by census tract, columbia, SC 1990 



II. Example of a Thematic Map created using the Basic Facts option

Advantages:
Easy to create predefined maps for frequently requested data. 

legend income by county, SC, 1990

 

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