Guadalajara Sustainable Land Use Calculator

Evaluate Any Land Use in Guadalajara, Mexico

What is it?

This GIS-based website allows you to evaluate any proposed new land use in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, Mexico.
Use the additional map layers and thematic maps in the left legend to assist in analyzing the social geography of the city.

Use the dynamic map below to select a location where you are considering new retail, industrial, housing or service units. You can also view additional map layers and thematic maps to assist in analyzing the social geography of the area.

This planning tool will help determine whether your new land use is compatible with nearby existing land uses. The impact report will define:

  • Demographic and economic information for the immediate surrounding area.
  • A ranking for the land use impact that can be used as a preliminary evaluation of the suitability for your land use in the site you selected.

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how to

How does it work?

  1. 1. Navigate the map and zoom into an area of interest.
  2. 2. Click on the map to select a site for your proposed landuse change. All nearby census units will be highlighted on the map. Further instructions will appear below.

map layers

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population variables

Census Population Variables

Percent Unemployed
Percent Illiterate
Percent No Health Care
Percent No Education
Percent Low Income