On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the States data set which pertains to Education and Related Statistics for the U.S. States. The States data set is found in the car R package. You can load the States data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("States"). This will load the data into a variable called States. If R says the States data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("car") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the States R data set. The size of this file is about 1,750 bytes.
Education and Related Statistics for the U.S. States
States data frame has 51 rows and 8 columns. The observations are the U. S. states and Washington, D. C.
This data frame contains the following columns:
U. S. Census regions. A factor with levels:
ENC, East North Central;
ESC, East South Central;
NE, New England;
SA, South Atlantic;
WNC, West North Central;
WSC, West South Central.
Population: in 1,000s.
Average score of graduating high-school students in the state on the verbal component of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (a standard university admission exam).
Average score of graduating high-school students in the state on the math component of the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
Percentage of graduating high-school students in the state who took the SAT exam.
State spending on public education, in \$1000s per student.
Average teacher's salary in the state, in $1000s.
United States (1992) Statistical Abstract of the United States. Bureau of the Census.
Moore, D. (1995) The Basic Practice of Statistics. Freeman, Table 2.1.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.