acs: Download, Manipulate, and Present American Community Survey and Decennial Data from the US Census

Provides a general toolkit for downloading, managing, analyzing, and presenting data from the U.S. Census, including SF1 (Decennial short-form), SF3 (Decennial long-form), and the American Community Survey (ACS). Confidence intervals provided with ACS data are converted to standard errors to be bundled with estimates in complex acs objects. Package provides new methods to conduct standard operations on acs objects and present/plot data in statistically appropriate ways. Current version is 2.0 +/- .033.

Version: 2.0
Depends: R (≥ 2.10), stringr, methods, plyr, XML
Imports: graphics, stats, utils, RCurl
Published: 2016-03-18
Author: Ezra Haber Glenn [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Ezra Haber Glenn <eglenn at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
CRAN checks: acs results


Reference manual: acs.pdf
Package source: acs_2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: acs_2.0.tgz, r-oldrel: acs_2.0.tgz
Old sources: acs archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: choroplethr, synthACS
Reverse suggests: tigris


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