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tidycensus is an R package that allows users to interface with the US Census Bureau's decennial Census and five-year American Community APIs and return tidyverse-ready data frames, optionally with simple feature geometry included. Install from CRAN with the following command:


To learn more about the package, please visit the package documentation at or read the book Analyzing US Census Data: Methods, Maps, and Models in R at

Note: This product uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.

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tidycensus documentation built on Sept. 24, 2021, 1:07 a.m.