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Analyzing US Census data: Part 2

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

This workshop is the second in a three-part series on working with US Census data in R. This workshop focuses on drawing maps in R using Census and geographic data.

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:

  • Using the tigris package to pull US Census geographic data
  • Joining geographic data with Census variables of interest
  • Understanding the structure of tigris objects
  • Mapping US Census data using tigris and ggplot2
Date:
Friday, November 6, 2020
Time:
10:00am - 12:00pm
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 26 seats available.

Event Organizer

Sara Gottlieb-Cohen