Get data from the US Census Bureau Population Estimates APIs
get_estimates( geography, product = NULL, variables = NULL, breakdown = NULL, breakdown_labels = FALSE, year = 2019, state = NULL, county = NULL, time_series = FALSE, output = "tidy", geometry = FALSE, keep_geo_vars = FALSE, shift_geo = FALSE, key = NULL, show_call = FALSE, ... )
The geography of your data.
The data product (optional).
A character string or vector of character strings of requested variables to get from either the population, components, or housing API.
The population breakdown used when
Whether or not to label breakdown elements returned when
The data year (defaults to 2019)
The state for which you are requesting data. State names, postal codes, and FIPS codes are accepted. Defaults to NULL.
The county for which you are requesting data. County names and FIPS codes are accepted. Must be combined with a value supplied to `state`. Defaults to NULL.
One of "tidy" (the default) in which each row represents an enumeration unit-variable combination, or "wide" in which each row represents an enumeration unit and the variables are in the columns.
if FALSE (the default), return a regular tibble of ACS data. if TRUE, uses the tigris package to return an sf tibble with simple feature geometry in the `geometry` column.
if TRUE, keeps all the variables from the Census shapefile obtained by tigris. Defaults to FALSE.
(deprecated) if TRUE, returns geometry with Alaska and Hawaii shifted for thematic
mapping of the entire US. As of May 2021, we recommend using
if TRUE, display call made to Census API. This can be very useful in debugging and determining if error messages returned are due to tidycensus or the Census API. Copy to the API call into a browser and see what is returned by the API directly. Defaults to FALSE.
other keyword arguments
A tibble, or sf tibble, of population estimates data