Downloads block geography and merges with the cleaned PL 94-171 file.

pl_tidy_shp(abbr, path, year = 2020, type = c("blocks", "vtds"), ...)

Arguments

abbr

The state to make the shapefile for

path

The path to the PL files, as in pl_read()

year

The year to download the block geography for. Should match the year of the PL files.

type

If "blocks", make a Census block shapefile; if "vtds" make a VTD shapefile.

...

passed on to dplyr::filter(); use to subset to a certain county, for example.

Value

an sf object with demographic and shapefile information for the state.

Examples

# \donttest{
pl_ex_path <- system.file("extdata/ri2018_2020Style.pl", package = "PL94171")
pl_tidy_shp("RI", pl_ex_path)
#> Simple feature collection with 569 features and 24 fields (with 86 geometries empty)
#> Geometry type: MULTIPOLYGON
#> Dimension:     XY
#> Bounding box:  xmin: -71.42641 ymin: 41.77238 xmax: -71.36969 ymax: 41.82
#> Geodetic CRS:  NAD83
#> # A tibble: 569 × 25
#>    GEOID          state county vtd     pop pop_hisp pop_white pop_black pop_aian
#>    <chr>          <chr> <chr>  <chr> <int>    <int>     <int>     <int>    <int>
#>  1 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  2 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  3 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  4 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…    50        0        50         0        0
#>  5 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  6 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  7 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…    18       18         0         0        0
#>  8 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…     0        0         0         0        0
#>  9 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…    86       86         0         0        0
#> 10 4400700010110… RI    Provi… 4428…    19        0         0        19        0
#> # … with 559 more rows, and 16 more variables: pop_asian <int>, pop_nhpi <int>,
#> #   pop_other <int>, pop_two <int>, vap <int>, vap_hisp <int>, vap_white <int>,
#> #   vap_black <int>, vap_aian <int>, vap_asian <int>, vap_nhpi <int>,
#> #   vap_other <int>, vap_two <int>, area_land <dbl>, area_water <dbl>,
#> #   geometry <MULTIPOLYGON [°]>
# }