PolicyMap - Dig Deeper into Place-based Data for Stronger Communities

Good data. Smart decisions. You need to identify the challenges facing your community and strategically target interventions. Our maps, data, and insights can help. We created an intuitive web-based tool for policymakers, business leaders, and researchers to quickly visualize and understand communities across the US. And we made sure that no technical skills were required.


  • Enterprise licenses make PolicyMap available to everyone in your university, organization, government agency or across agencies.
  • Create branded mapping tools for your organization, interactive maps for your website or feed data directly into your platform.
  • Save time and money by licensing tens of thousands of indicators from hundreds of sources through a single vendor.
  • Integrated mapping tool helps your community learn more about what you do and make smarter decisions.

Main Features

  • Instant access to the web's largest place-based data library.
  • Over 37,000 data indicators from more than 150 authoritative public and proprietary sources.
  • Free public edition, plus subscription options based on the size and type of your institution, organization, agency, or company.
  • Data updates, maintenance, and hosting are our responsibility.

Primary Audience

  • Academia
  • Government
  • Community Health
  • Nonprofits
  • Public Libraries