Allegheny County

Clustering Allegheny County Census Tracts With PCA and k-means

In this post I will use the census API discussed in the last post to cluster the Allegheny County census tracts using PCA and k-means. Setup library(tidyverse) library(tidycensus) library(tigris) library(sf) library(broom) library(ggfortify) library(viridis) library(janitor) library(scales) library(ggthemes) options(tigris_use_cache = TRUE) theme_set(theme_minimal()) census_vars <- load_variables(2010, "sf1", cache = TRUE) Census tracts are small geographic areas analogous to local neighborhoods.

Exploring Allegheny County With Census Data

This post explores Allegheny County and Pennsylvania through census data. I use the tidycensus and sf packages to collect data from the census API and draw maps with the data.

Car Crashes in Allegheny County

Introduction WPRDC has published a dataset on car crashes in Allegheny County from 2004-2017. I was interested to see if there were any patterns or interesting trends in the data.

Allegheny County Overdose Data

Opiate addiction and overdose have become a major problem in American society. The life expectancy in the U.S. has decreased for the past 2 years, and deaths from drug overdoses rose 21% from 2016 to 2017.