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What is the purpose of this template on Population & Household Summary in a Business Plan for Central Plumbing & Heating Inc.?
This template has been put together so as to let you give the readers of the plan a quick summary of what the demographic outlook for the target market of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina looks like. While there are other sections of the business plan that deal with more detail oriented information about the target market, we feel that it is important to present the reader with a quick snapshot of the key population and household metrics - our template assists you in addressing that.
What is the Data Source for this template on Population & Household Summary for Central Plumbing & Heating Inc.?
The Census Bureau is the source for all the data that goes into this template. There are however two different surveys that we have used to garner the data and summarize it here in this table:
The American Community Survey (ACS) is a survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau in every county of the country including of course Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The ACS provides critical economic, social, demographic and housing information to this countries communities every year. Only a small sample of folks are selected to participate in the American Community Survey conducted annually. The data for business plans on a Plumbing and Heating Contractor are provided in the form of tables that can give a quick overview of the target market of Mecklenburg County and is completely free to access from the websites of the census bureau at www.census.gov. In order to access the data directly from the ACS survey, you can also go to www.factfinder.census.gov
The USA Counties table features over 6500 data items for the United States and counties from a variety of data sources. Files include data published for the latest years estimates as well as many items of the previous census of population and housing. Information on counties like Mecklenburg County, North Carolina can be derived from the following general topics: age, agriculture, ancestry, banking, building permits, business patterns, crime, earnings, education, elections, employment, government, health, households, housing, income, labor force, manufacturers, population, poverty, retail trade, social programs, veterans, vital statistics, water use and wholesale trade. We encourage that business owners like Felix Gonzalez use the valuable data from the USA Counties table to help them better understand their own target market and increase their chances of success for their small businesses like Central Plumbing & Heating Inc. The USA Counties table can be directly accessed at www.censtats.census.gov/usa/usa.html
What do we do with the output from this template for Occupational & Housing Summary for Central Plumbing & Heating Inc.?
Just as we advised our client Felix Gonzalez, we recommend that you gather the data from the sources mentioned earlier, fill out the data input area of the template highlighted in yellow and then click on the output button to be taken to the output page. There you will have the ability to copy and paste the output table directly into the word document which contains your business plan.
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