Data for 3142 counties in the United States. See the county_complete data set for additional variables.

county

Format

A data frame with 3142 observations on the following 14 variables.

name

County names.

state

State names.

pop2000

Population in 2000.

pop2010

Population in 2010.

pop2017

Population in 2017.

pop_change

Population change from 2010 to 2017.

poverty

Percent of population in poverty in 2017.

homeownership

Home ownership rate, 2006-2010.

multi_unit

Percent of housing units in multi-unit structures, 2006-2010.

unemployment_rate

Unemployment rate in 2017.

metro

Whether the county contains a metropolitan area.

median_edu

Median education level (2013-2017).

per_capita_income

Per capita (per person) income (2013-2017).

median_hh_income

Median household income.

smoking_ban

Describes whether the type of county-level smoking ban in place in 2010, taking one of the values "none", "partial", or "comprehensive".

Source

These data were collected from Census Quick Facts (no longer available as of 2020) and its accompanying pages. Smoking ban data were from a variety of sources.

See also

Examples


library(ggplot2)

ggplot(county, aes(x = median_edu, y = median_hh_income)) +
  geom_boxplot()
#> Warning: Removed 2 rows containing non-finite values (stat_boxplot).