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Analyzing US Census data: Part 1

THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM. A link will be sent out within 24 hours of the workshop.

This workshop is the first in a three-part series on working with US Census data in R. This workshop focuses on acquiring and wrangling Census data using the tidycensus and tidyverse packages.

This workshop assumes experience and comfort with using R for data analytic work. If you are new to R, you should start with the "First Steps in R," "Second Steps in R," and "Manipulating Data in R using the Tidyverse" workshops.

Software Used: R, RStudio

Topics

This workshop covers:

  • Background on the US Census, including survey methodology and data structure
  • Using the tidycensus package to search for and download Census data
  • Wrangling US Census data using tidyverse commands
Date:
Monday, November 2, 2020
Time:
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Zoom (Online Only)
Categories:
  Marx Science and Social Science Library (Formerly CSSSI)     Data     Statistical Support  

Registration is required. There are 22 seats available.

Event Organizer

Sara Gottlieb-Cohen