Questions tagged [choropleth]

A choropleth map is a thematic map in which areas are shaded or patterned in proportion to the measurement of the statistical variable being displayed on the map, such as population density or per-capita income.

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Is there a way to have a choropleth map in Excel reading data from a sheet?

Is it possible to have a solution similar to ESRI maps for office in which I want basically a geojson file or any file for that matters to render a choropleth map based on data in a sheet? Tried ...
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Associating location data from PostGIS for a Choropleth map?

I'm trying to build my first choropleth map from data that we have stored in our PostGIS enabled Postgres database. So far I've been able to build a map on Mapbox using a topojson set of UK postal ...
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Choosing intervals for a map of race in the United States

I'm creating an open map layer of race in the United States using Census Data. This layer will be publicly available in the near future as "Justice Map". The goal is to help others create maps using ...
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leaflet choropleth map using dynamic value

I am doing a choropleth map using leaflet and JSON data. I got a clean tutorial in leaflet site. In that tutorial the used us-states.js JSON file where the choropleth was based on the feature....
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R - how to create a pre-determined number of identical square polygons to use for a choropleth map?

I am trying to plot crime data density (again!) over a city map, say of NY. As a well known problem there are plenty of examples on this (http://www.obscureanalytics.com/2012/12/07/visualizing-...
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Which bins should be used for demographic data for a choropleth map?

I'm currently working on a project which produces a choropleth map similar to a map like this: http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54512470/Telefondaten_VIZ/index.html That map has 2x5 classifications ...
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Overlap or intersect two choropleth [closed]

I have two choropleth of the same area but with different concentration data and I need to overlap them. My aim is to highlight the areas of intersection between the points with the highest ...
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Choropleth map turns one color when filtered, sql error

My data is generating a choropleth map perfectly but when I try to filter (both in the filter tab and by writing my own SQL) it turns all one color and tells me I have an SQL error. This happens even ...
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Comparing choropleth maps statistically

I have several sets of choropleth maps showing ranges of poverty by census tract, each using a different poverty measure. All of the maps use the same categorical ranges to define poverty status. The ...
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How can I create a choropleth from the 2010 census ZCTA shapefile using R and ggplot2?

I have created state and county choropleths in R using ggplot2. The method I have used for this came from Winston Chang's "R Graphics Cookbook". For those choropleths the map was already represented ...
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Should I use a discrete or continuous scale for coloring a chloropleth?

I am making a choropleth for an upcoming local race using D3. There are two candidates running for an election. For any given polygon on my map, if the red candidate has more votes, the color should ...
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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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County-Level Ethnic Shapefile: United States

My professor usually provides the shapefiles that we deal with in our analyses of the United States--population, votes, etc., but I'd like to know how I can get these myself. I'd like, in particular, ...
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Simplest Way to Create a Custom Choropleth Map for a Website?

I am working on a choropleth map for a real estate site. My current workflow is: Edit and save SHP file's DBF in Libre Office Calc. Load SHP file into Quantum GIS. Set colored breakpoints based on ...

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