list_census_datasets {cancensus}R Documentation

Query the CensusMapper API for available datasets.

Description

Query the CensusMapper API for available datasets.

Usage

list_census_datasets(use_cache = TRUE, quiet = FALSE)

Arguments

use_cache

If set to TRUE (the dfault), data will be read from a temporary local cache for the duration of the R session, if available. If set to FALSE, query the API for the data, and refresh the temporary cache with the result.

quiet

When TRUE, suppress messages and warnings.

Value

Returns a data frame with a column dataset containing the code for the dataset, a column description describing it, a geo_dataset column identifying the geography dataset the data is based on, a attribution column with an attribtuion string, a reference column with a reference identifier, and a reference_url column with a link to reference materials.

Examples


# List available datasets in CensusMapper
list_census_datasets()

[Package cancensus version 0.4.3 Index]