Caliper Mapping and Transportation Glossary

DEFINITION

What is a choropleth map?

A thematic map in which administrative areas are colored or shaded according to the range in which the aggregated statistic of interest falls.

GIS Software for Creating Choropleth Maps

Maptitude Mapping Software gives you all of the tools, maps, and data you need to analyze and understand how geography affects you and your business. Create informative choropleth maps that show the characteristics of your area of interest.

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What is a choropleth map? Choropleth map example showing median income created with Maptitude map software

This choropleth map illustrates the median income by ZIP Code in and around New York City. The darker the color, the higher the median income is in that ZIP Code.