The American Community Survey's five-year estimates come out Tuesday.
So what does that mean to you? Well, at least to some extent, everything.
"Collectively, the American Community Survey and census data are critical components of the nation's information infrastructure, providing data essential to our economy and our communities," Robert Groves, U.S. Census Bureau director, said in a press release.
The American Community Survey, or ACS, is not the more familiar census conducted every 10 years.