Data and Functions for USA State and County Unemployment Data

Contains data and visualization functions for USA unemployment data. Data comes from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). State data is in ?df_state_unemployment and covers 2000-2013. County data is in ?df_county_unemployment and covers 1990-2013. Choropleth maps of the data can be generated with ?state_unemployment_choropleth() and ?county_unemployment_choropleth() respectively.


This R Package contains data and visualization functions for USA unemployment data. The data was scraped from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in January 2015. The functions which scraped the data are also in this package, which allows you to reproduce and verify the dataset yourself.

Documentation for this package, including a free course, can be found here.

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install.packages("rUnemploymentData")

1.1.0 by Ari Lamstein, 3 years ago


http://www.arilamstein.com/open-source


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/rUnemploymentData


Authors: Ari Lamstein <[email protected]>


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


Task views: Econometrics


BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE license


Imports stringr, choroplethr, rvest

Suggests choroplethrMaps, testthat


See at CRAN