Analyzing US Census Data in R DataCamp

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Duration

4 hours

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Delivery Method

Online

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Available on

Limited Access

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Accessibility

Mobile, Desktop, Laptop

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Language

English

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Subtitles

English

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Level

Intermediate

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Teaching Type

Self Paced

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Video Content

4 hours

Course Description

Analysts from all industries can use data from the United States Census Bureau. This course will show students how to use the Census tabular data and the spatial data in R. It will also focus on tidycensus, which allows you to acquire data from the US Census and American Community surveys in an easy-to-use format. This course also contains the tigris package, which allows you to access Census geographic information within R.

Course Overview

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Virtual Labs

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International Faculty

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Hands-On Training,Instructor-Moderated Discussions

Skills You Will Gain

Prerequisites/Requirements

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Introduction to the Tidyverse

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Spatial Analysis with sf and raster in R

What You Will Learn

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Learn to rapidly visualize and explore demographic data from the United States Census Bureau using tidyverse tools

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The course focuses on the tidycensus package for acquiring data from the decennial US Census and American Community survey in a tidyverse-friendly format, and the tigris package for accessing Census geographic data within R

Course Instructors

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Kyle Walker

Geography professor at TCU and spatial data science consultant

I work as a geography professor at TCU and as a spatial data science consultant. My research focuses on demographic change and migration in US cities and suburbs; demographic data visualization; and ...

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