county_census: County census population data

Description Usage Format Source References See Also

Description

Data set on county populations, from the 2019 US Census.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 3193 rows, one for each county (along with the 50 states and DC). Columns include:

SUMLEV

Geographic summary level. Either 40 (state) or 50 (county).

REGION

Census Region code

DIVISION

Census Division code

STATE

State FIPS code.

COUNTY

County FIPS

STNAME

Name of the state in which this county belongs.

CTYNAME

County name, to help find counties by name.

POPESTIMATE2019

Estimate of the county's resident population as of July 1, 2019.

FIPS

Five-digit county FIPS codes. These are unique identifiers used, for example, as the geo_values argument to covidcast_signal() to request data from a specific county.

Source

United States Census Bureau, at https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/datasets/2010-2019/counties/totals/co-est2019-alldata.csv

References

Census Bureau documentation of all columns and their meaning: https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/popest/datasets/2010-2019/counties/totals/co-est2019-alldata.pdf, https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-total-puerto-rico-municipios.html, and https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2010/dec/2010-island-areas.html

See Also

county_fips_to_name(), name_to_fips()


covidcast documentation built on May 4, 2021, 9:08 a.m.