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Social Explorer: Maps

United States demographic and census information via downloadable interactive maps, reports and data sets.

Map Basics - Getting Started

This help guide from Social Explorer will help you get started using the maps in Social Explorer. It will cover:

  • Navigation
  • Choosing a Map
  • Understanding the Legend
  • Printing
  • Saving Map as Image
  • Creating a Report


Getting Started with Maps



Social Explorer creates thematic and interactive maps that make it easy to visually explore all historical and modern US census data across the centuries and even down to street level detail where available.

Features and benefits of creating maps with Social Explorer:

The custom maps are interactive and easily navigable, and incorporate a find tool to instantly locate street addresses, cities, zip codes, and towns. Maps can also be seamlessly converted into reports.

Visualize data through the user-friendly maps allowing unparalleled exploration of demographic and social change over time, revealing the patterns buried in raw numbers

(from Social Explorer)