Tools on Our Site

Explore Data

Contains a comprehensive listing of data visualizations available on the MetroBoston DataCommon.

Snapshots and Profiles

A Community Snapshots are a quick and easy way to access basic information about a city or town. The Snapshots pull together a wide range of data on each municipality, and are a great place to start investigating what data we have available. Data for communities outside of the MAPC region is available in the Do-It-Yourself tool.


Includes tools to create custom maps and visualizations.


Contains profiles of data common users, as well as links to additional data and visualization resources on the web.

Learning Community

Connect with other users, discuss data and visualizations, and learn about training events and conferences.