Better data makes
better cities.

Collecting and analyzing it should be easy.

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LocalData is a cloud-based mapping platform that helps cities and communities make data-driven decisions by capturing and visualizing street-level information in real time.

Public sector and non-profit professionals use LocalData to quickly collect and map street-level qualitative and quantitative data. Design custom map-based surveys, manage data online and instantly visualize geospatial data without a data expert.

Data Integration + Analysis

Export the data or view it live. LocalData lets you easily export your results to useful formats and manage entries online. You'll be able to use your data with Microsoft Access/Excel, Google Earth, Fusion Tables, and ESRI ArcGIS.

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Simple data collection

Use smartphones or tablets to collect data in the field. A simple interface makes it easy to submit accurate information quickly. The app runs in your mobile browser and inputs data on a map to track your progress — there's nothing to download.

Save time and funds

No more transcribing paper, looking up addresses or entering in property ID numbers. Save time by using official parcel boundaries and building footprints.

Custom survey builder

From documenting community assets like urban gardens or playgrounds to measuring the condition of vacant lots, LocalData allows organizers to build custom surveys designed to fit project needs.

LocalData is used by:

What people are saying about LocalData:

"incredibly simple"
"versatility and adaptability"
"using it as a bridge between the community and the government"
"allowing a community to easily create a survey and record results"
"collect and analyze [data] in more productive ways"
"one of those toolkits geospatial folks should be aware of"