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Importing Shapefiles (01_06)

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In this video we used two different data sources:

  • Counties in England and Wales: This dataset was obtained from the services, specifically here

  • US 2020 Census Self-Response: This dataset is a version of the US Census shapefiles modified for comparing self-response rates between 2010 and 2020. There’s an overview of why this dataset exists here and the zip can be downloaded here.

The read_sf()function can be used to import all of the most commonly used shapefile formats.

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