The object loaded is a data.frame object containing the US states data from the American Community Survey (ACS)

us_states_df

Format

Formal class 'data.frame'; the data contains a data.frame with 51 obs. of 5 variables:

  • state character vector of state names

  • median_income_10 numerical vector of median income in 2010

  • median_income_15 numerical vector of median income in 2010

  • poverty_level_10 numerical vector of number of people with income below poverty level in 2010

  • poverty_level_15 numerical vector of number of people with income below poverty level in 2015

Source

https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/

See also

See the tidycensus package: https://cran.r-project.org/package=tidycensus

Examples

data(us_states_df) summary(us_states_df)
#> state median_income_10 median_income_15 poverty_level_10 #> Length:51 Min. :20019 Min. :21438 Min. : 52297 #> Class :character 1st Qu.:23995 1st Qu.:24952 1st Qu.: 204702 #> Mode :character Median :25432 Median :26943 Median : 577247 #> Mean :26144 Mean :27500 Mean : 802304 #> 3rd Qu.:29072 3rd Qu.:30376 3rd Qu.: 822568 #> Max. :35264 Max. :40884 Max. :4919945 #> poverty_level_15 #> Min. : 64995 #> 1st Qu.: 238146 #> Median : 636947 #> Mean : 936256 #> 3rd Qu.: 961445 #> Max. :6135142