listCensusMetadata {censusapi}R Documentation

Get variable or geography metadata for a given API as a data frame

Description

Get variable or geography metadata for a given API as a data frame

Usage

listCensusMetadata(name, vintage = NULL, type = "variables", group = NULL)

Arguments

name

API name - e.g. acs5. See list at https://api.census.gov/data.html

vintage

Vintage of dataset, e.g. 2014 - not required for timeseries APIs

type

Type of metadata to return, either "variables", "geographies" or "geography", or "groups". Default is variables.

group

An optional variable group code, used to return metadata for a specific group of variables only.


[Package censusapi version 0.7.1 Index]