Using Heat Maps is a great method to visualize your geographic data. These can be used to show density, population or any kind of distribution on regions such as countries, states, counties and so on. This USA Heat Map Generator will automatically generate US Map and visualize your data according to the limitations you define!
For example, you may want to create a density map showing USA Population Distribution per State which will look like this:
This looks cool! However to create a geographical heat map from scratch is not that easy, right?
Thanks to this Excel Template, you can create a geographic heat map at state level for 50 states of USA, IN JUST 3 STEPS:
Paste/Type your values in data section
Choose your limits
Choose your color set and click the button
YOUR USA GEOGRAPHIC HEAT MAP IS READY!
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HEAT MAP – EASY DATA AND TEXT MANAGEMENT FOR YOUR MAPS
Firstly, in the template, you can put your own data and texts which you want to be displayed per state on the map:
You can also show values on states if you want (e.g. sales per state):
FLEXIBLE SETTINGS TO CONFIGURE YOUR MAPS
Our heat map generators come with several options which lets you customize the output easily.
1. Color Palette: Upon our research, we have selected five most used color palette for these kind of charts. However, you can easily change these default palettes with your own colors. Just select the cell and paint it as you normally do in Excel. Click “Select” and press the Paint button to apply changes.
2. Data Limits: This is your legend. You can define which values should fall into corresponding color on the left. Please make sure that first value is always zero and last value is something very high so that all your values stay in limits. Any state which don’t fall into limits will be painted gray.
3. Text Settings: In this section, you can select what to show on the states map. You have three different quick text selections. Besides no text and state names, you can display whatever you want on the states. Just put your own text in the Text column at data section and select “Display Text” at this section.
Here you can also change the font size of texts to be displayed on map. This is pretty useful especially when you need to fit texts over certain states.
4. Background and Border Colors: At this section you can change the United States of America heat map background color and state border color.
5. Export to PDF: When you finish creating your heat map, you can easily export to PDF by clicking this button. Besides exporting to PDF, you can anytime just copy the map area and paste into your Powerpoint presentation as well.
EDITABLE US STATES MAP SHAPES
Sometimes you may want to make some changes specific only to few states. With this template, you receive all editable map shapes. This is very useful especially when you want to make individual changes and copy-paste into your Powerpoint slides or anywhere you wish.
For example, after completing your US heat map you wanted to select some individual states and paint them in purple. Just unlock the template and select the state shapes as you would normally do in Excel:
You can change the size, color, shape and even make your own custom map!
Finally, template comes with the instructions about how to use the tool. If you want a clear view and don’t want to be distracted, you can turn off these guidance texts anytime you want:
USA HEAT MAP GENERATOR – EXCEL TEMPLATE FEATURES:
Unique product for auto generation of heat maps in Excel
Full USA heat map with 50 states
Includes a separate version with Washington D.C.
Fully editable state map shapes
Works both on Mac and Windows
No installation needed. Ready to use.
Export to PDF feature
Full Print Ready
Flexible customization options
5 Premade color sets to choose from (you can even modify as you wish)
On Sheet Instructions
Compatible with Excel 2007 and later versions