USA, January 11, 2009 — Spatial Insights, Inc. announced the release of CartoUS 2009, updated with enhanced and reformatted US Census Bureau TIGER files just released in December. With a total of 66 layers of mapping data, the seamless CartoUS 2009 data are available by county, state, region, or nationwide, and include Puerto Rico and the US Territories. Ten new layers of data are included with this new release.
Layers provided in CartoUS include roads (primary, secondary, and local), Census boundaries (from block group and larger), metro areas, landmarks, legislative and school district boundaries, railways, water features, American Indian reservations, and ZIP code tabulation areas. New layers include military installations, and five new Economic Census boundaries.
“CartoUS is a full-featured mapping database that provides quality data and outstanding value,” said Don Segal, President of Spatial Insights. “With annual updates, improvements in accuracy and new additional content, CartoUS 2009 will be an invaluable asset to users of mapping software.”
CartoUS 2009 comes packaged with or without blocks and address ranges. For those needing only particular categories of data, subsets of roads, census boundaries, census blocks, landmarks, metro areas, legislative and school district boundaries are available.
CartoUS 2009 formats include MapInfo ProfessionalTM TAB and ESRITM SHAPE file formats. Expedited delivery is available via ftp download.