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BusinessesBusinessesuseACSestimatestoinormimportantstrategicdecision-making.ACSstatisticscanbeusedasacomponentomarketresearch.Theycanprovideinormationaboutconcentrationsopotentialemployeeswithaspecifceducationoroccupationcommunitiesthatcouldbegoodplacestobuildocesoracilitiesandinormationaboutpeoplethatmightneedtheirproductsorservices.Forexamplesomeonescoutinganewlocationoranassisted-livingcentermightlookoranareawithalargeproportionoseniorsandalargeproportionopeopleemployedinnursingoccupations.EducatorsACSestimatesareavailableoreducatorstoteachconceptsandskillssuchasstatisticalliteracysocialstudiesgeographyandmathematics.BecausetheACSisupdatedannuallyitprovidestimelyinormationorstudentseveryyear.JournalistsJournalistsuseACSestimatestohighlightandinvestigatetheissuesthatareimportanttoeachcommunity.Articlesrequentlyappearacrossthecountryontopicssuchascommutingandtransportationunemploymentandearningseducationandhomeownership.AdditionallythewealthoACSstatisticsallowsjournaliststopaintaportraitosmallcommunitiesastheyrespondtochangesinpopulationemploymentandhousingneeds.PublicPeopleuseACSestimatestoanswerquestionstheyhaveabouttheirowncommunityandothercommunities.IapersonwantstoseehowtheycomparewiththeirneighborsorfndanewplacetolivetheycanlooktotheACStoprovideawealthoinormation.TheACSprovidesuseulstatisticsaboutthemedianincomeoanareathemedianageotheresidentsthemedianhousevalueandmonthlyhouseholdexpenses.TheACSisagoodsourceoinormationoncommutetoworktimesandtypesotransportationusedbythecommunity.ThesestatisticsandmoreareavailabletothepublicorcommunitiesacrosstheUnitedStates.www.census.govacs5