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Benjamin St. Germain

Benjamin St. Germain

GIS Analyst

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Benjamin St. Germain is a GIS Analyst for the Purdue Center for Regional Development, joining the staff in 2015. Benjamin uses a variety of data collection, data analysis, and GIS spatial tools to help create a variety of reports, visualizations, and websites such as: housing, socio-economic, agricultural, forestry, fiscal, and broadband. Benjamin is also a member of the Purdue Economic Gardening team. Benjamin also oversees Rural Indiana Stats, which is a two-time award winner for excellence in GIS.

Benjamin received his B.A. in Geography from Indiana University in 2013. Prior to working at PCRD, Benjamin was the GIS Technician for the Elkhart County Auditor in 2014 and completed his internship at the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) in 2013.

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Exploring Indiana: New Maps, Fresh Insights

Rural Indiana Stats (RIS) is always working to make information more accessible and insightful. We’re excited to introduce two new interactive maps in the Geographic Classification section that shed light…

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FCC Broadband Collection

Recent Update (7/10/2023) Interactive charts/dashboards in this article have been updated with December 2022 data. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently engaged in a new broadband data collection effort…

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