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CERM, Cultural and Environmental Resource Management

Natural Resources and Cultural Resources

Tools & Resources

If you need to create a map within the American FactFinder (Census) and you need to customize (change the basemap, color, etc.), after you have created the map itself using some of the following data tools:

First, create you map from the Tiger Web

You can then select your basemap

For help in using the products, see these tutorials:

Downloading data from American FactFinder to use with Tiger/Lines Shapefiles

Joining Census Data to Tiger/Line Shapefiles

Data Gems:  How to map using the American FactFinder

Downloading & Mapping Census Data: Census Tutorial, Tufts University