How to import a Shapefile into Carto?

How to import a shapefile into Carto?

Did you just download a Shapefile? Or did you just order a Shapefile from the Spotzi database and do you want to import these shapefiles into Carto? Read the following instruction:

  1. To import a shapefile into Carto you need a zipped shapefile.
  2. Now open Carto and add a new dataset.
  3. Choose the zipped shapefile you want to add to Carto.
  4. Create a map from the dataset you just uploaded.
  5. You did it! You have successfully imported a Shapefile into Carto.
Import Shapefile into Carto

Database with 100+ Shapefiles

Spotzi has a large database with a lot of Shapefile (.shp) datasets with demographics, ZIP code boundaries, real estate data, addresses and many more.