QGIS Circle and Heat Map

Choose an attribute field you would like to display: right click on counties layer and open attribute table

For map #1 Circle Map:

Style using “graduated symbols”

Style point symbols’ color, outline color, and transparency
Style counties layer with greyish fill and white outlines (width should be 0.5 point)
Style state outlines with transparent fill and white outlines (width should be 1 point)

For map #2 Heat Map:

In the same QGIS file, style the centroids layer using “heatmap”


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