Kelley Center Showcase: Mapping Census Data in R/Choroplethr

Do you want to learn more about U.S. Decennial Census and American Community Survey and use it to support your research? Do you want to see how modern technology can enhance your census research?

This course is for you. It will teach you basics of U.S. Decennial Census and American Community Survey, as well as showcase how to use the choroplethr package developed by Ari Lamstein as well as Census API to visualize Census demographic data in R.

Please install RStudio before the class: Download the RStudio IDE - RStudio

Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Zoom. Zoom meeting ID and password will be emailed to you a day before the workshop if you sign up.
Eligibility: 
Friends of Fondren Members
Rice Faculty
Rice Staff
Rice Students
Registration Required
Prerequisites: 
Experience with R would be helpful, but not required.
Contact Information: 

govhelp@rice.edu