us_cities_pop: United States Historical City Populations, 1790-2010

Description Usage Format References

Description

A dataset of cities mentioned in the U.S. Census and other data sources. In general, cities are included once they reach a population of 2,500. Data is recorded every ten years. See the dataset's GitHub page for details on how the data was gathered.

Usage

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Format

An object of class tbl_df (inherits from tbl, data.frame) with 62224 rows and 17 columns.

References

Erik Steiner and Jason Heppler, "United States Historical City Populations, 1790-2010," Spatial History Project, Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis, Stanford University, https://github.com/cestastanford/historical-us-city-populations/


ropensci/historydata documentation built on May 27, 2019, 4:31 p.m.