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While this is site primary focuses on the CitySDK, the Javascript implementation of the API, users of the Census Bureau API have created implementations for other popular programing languages.

All of the implementations listed here are not affiliated or endorsed, and have not been tested, by Census Bureau. Use them at your own discretion.

Name Distribution Author or maintainer Notes
census Python DataMade A simple wrapper for the Census Bureau’s API.
Cenpy Python cenpy developers Provides easy-to-use access and mapping for census data via GeoDataFrames
CensusData Python Julien Leider  
tidycensus R Kyle Walker. Return tidyverse-ready data frames, optionally with simple feature geometry included.
censusapi R Hannah Recht This package is designed to let you get data from all of those APIs using the same main function—getCensus—and the same syntax for each dataset.