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Presenter: Kelley Bemis, MPH, CIC

2/19/2018
When: Monday, February 19
From 12 to 1 pm ET
Where: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4407391648444801283
United States
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Presenter

Kyle Walker, PhD

Kyle Walker is an associate professor of Geography at Texas Christian University.  His research interests include spatial demography, urban geography, and open data science.  At TCU, he teaches courses in human geography, GIS, and data analysis.  He is the author of the R packages tidycensus, tigris, and idbr.

Title

Analyze US Census Data in R with tidycensus

Description

Analysts in a wide variety of industries commonly use data from the US Census Bureau in their work.  The tidycensus package aims to simplify the process of working with Census data by allowing R users to request data from the decennial Census and American Community Survey APIs and return tidyverse-ready data frames, optionally with simple feature geometry included.  In this presentation, viewers will learn how to acquire and visualize Census data using tidycensus and tidyverse tools.  Additionally, viewers will learn about Census geography and how to create both static and interactive maps of Census data in R.

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