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Plan on conducting research using demographics, health data, business marketing or census data? Try SimplyMap! Utilize the features of this resource designed to extend the power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to your fingertips within minutes.
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What is SimplyMap?

SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application where users can quickly collect data to create thematic maps and custom reports using demographic, business, and marketing data. Features include exporting the data into word processing documents, spreadsheets, and/or presentation software.

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    To use Simply Map and save your research data, create a free user account.

Video Tutorials

Tutorials may be found under the Help section in the top right corner of SimplyMap. Additional topics can include Mapping Demographic Data, Adding Business Points, & Adding Locations. Try these tutorials to create maps, reports, rankings, or to conduct ring study reports using SimplyMap.


What About the Data?

Geographic Research Inc. partners with premier U.S. data providers to give SimplyMap users the most current demographic, business, and marketing data available. Learn from this list of variables what data is included.


Who Are the Providers?

Learn more about the SimplyMap data providers here. Then explore the power of using demographic variables, historical census data, business & marketing data, or health data to convey your research findings in documents, spreadsheets, and visual presentation software.

Citing SimplyMap

Maps and reports created from SimplyMap can be incorporated into a website, book, or PowerPoint presentation. Here are some examples on how to cite the information you find in SimplyMap using APA style:

  • Geographic Research, Inc. (2011). EASI/MRI  2010 retrieved February 17th, 2011, from SimplyMap database.
  • Geographic Research, Inc. (2011). Census 2010 Current Estimates Data retrieved February 17th, 2011, from SimplyMap database.
  • Geographic Research, Inc. (2011). Map with 2010 Consumer Expenditure Data retrieved February 17th, 2011, from SimplyMap database.

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