Enter A Starter Location
Draw Your Area
Complete Your Report
Step 1 – Enter A Starter Location
When you select it, a search bar popup will appear (Figure 2). Enter a starter location (state, county, city, or ZIP code) here.
Step 2 – Draw Your Area
Zoom in and out on the map using your mouse, or the + and – buttons until you can see the location you would like to select (Figure 3).
Once ready to draw, click every corner and bend of your location of interest (Figure 4).
To complete your drawing, double click or close in the shape.
Step 3 – Complete Your Report
Select your indicators and then proceed to your completed report (Figure 5).
Your report will provide data for your selected area and for the county/counties and state(s) in which it is located.
If you selected a small area to analyze and want to learn more about SparkMap’s small area estimation methodology, read our short explanation here.