Census API Back In Action: acs.R is once again fully functional

Posted by Ezra Glenn on October 18, 2013
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Now that the federal government is back on its feet, the Census API is serving up data again, and the acs.R package should work like it was supposed to.

For example:

> acs.fetch(geo=geo.make(state=25), table.number="B01003")
 2007 -- 2011 ;
  Estimates w/90% confidence intervals;
  for different intervals, see confint()
Massachusetts 6512227 +/- 0

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