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SimplyAnalytics Tips & Tricks

How to use SimplyAnalytics to a analyze local market potential and demand

Rank Geographic Locations by Data Variables


Use SimplyAnalytics to rank counties, cities, states, zip codes, or block groups by data variables. This can be especially useful in targeting where you would like to do business.

Step-by-Step: Rank Locations by Data Variable

  1. When you first log in, search for locations that you want to study.
  2. Choose seed variables
  3. SimplyAnalytics will automatically load the map screen
  4. On the right side, select Ranking
  5. Use the Search Menu on the left side to search for additional variables to add to your ranking list. 
  6. Use the Ranking menu to sort your locations by data variable.