Roosevelt County, MT

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Population

11,218

0.107% decline

Median Age

30.2


Median Household Income

$39,219

13.7% growth

Poverty Rate

29.1%


Number of Employees

3,835

3.23% growth

Median Property Value

$116,400

0.513% decline

About

In 2017, Roosevelt County, MT had a population of 11.2k people with a median age of 30.2 and a median household income of $39,219. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Roosevelt County, MT declined from 11,230 to 11,218, a -0.107% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,481 to $39,219, a 13.7% increase.

The population of Roosevelt County, MT is 54.7% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, 35.7% White Alone, and 5.75% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Roosevelt County, MT speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Roosevelt County, MT are Fort Peck Community College (25 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Roosevelt County, MT is $116,400, and the homeownership rate is 57.8%. Most people in Roosevelt County, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Roosevelt County, MT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Roosevelt County, MT employs 3.84k people. The largest industries in Roosevelt County, MT are Retail Trade (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (468 people), and Public Administration (459 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,063), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($59,375), and Wholesale Trade ($45,511).

Median household income in Roosevelt County, MT is $39,219. Males in Roosevelt County, MT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,968. The income inequality in Roosevelt County, MT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,219

2017 value

± $3,802

13.7%

1 Year Growth

± 13.1%

Households in Roosevelt County, MT have a median annual income of $39,219, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,481 in 2016, which represents a 13.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,921

Average Male Salary

± $3,007

$39,968

Average Female Salary

± $2,184

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montana made 1.42 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Montana by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $42,515 ± $1,780

  2. Other

    $39,395 ± $16,377

  3. Asian

    $33,231 ± $11,940

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montana workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Roosevelt County, MT is from Montana.

0.465

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Montana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Montana was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Montana in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Montana across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 801

  2. Census Tract 9400.01

  3. Census Tract 9400.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Roosevelt County, MT was Census Tract 801 with a value of $74,750, followed by Census Tract 9400.01 and Census Tract 9400.02, with respective values of $38,214 and $25,221.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Roosevelt County, MT colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

29.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roosevelt County, MT (3.18k out of 10.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    2,606 ± 224

  2. White

    423 ± 94

  3. Two Or More

    147 ± 84

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Roosevelt County, MT is Native American, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.84k

2017 Value

± 268

3.23%

1 Year growth

± 9.52%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roosevelt County, MT grew at a rate of 3.23%, from 3.72k employees to 3.84k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roosevelt County, MT, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (484 people), Management Occupations (479 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (328 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roosevelt County, MT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Roosevelt County, MT, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (484 people), Management Occupations (479 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (328 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Roosevelt County, MT has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.08 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.32 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Roosevelt County, MT, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($63,750), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($56,250), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($55,952).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.84k

2017 Value

± 268

3.23%

1 Year growth

± 9.52%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Roosevelt County, MT grew at a rate of 3.23%, from 3.72k employees to 3.84k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roosevelt County, MT, are Retail Trade (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (468 people), and Public Administration (459 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roosevelt County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Roosevelt County, MT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Roosevelt County, MT, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (468 people), and Public Administration (459 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Roosevelt County, MT has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (8.59 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.51 times), and Public Administration (2.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Roosevelt County, MT, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,063), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($59,375), and Wholesale Trade ($45,511).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $6.47B

  2. $6.17B

  3. $5.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.47B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($6.17B) and Fuel oils ($5.98B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Montana products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$44.7B

2015 Value

$53.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Montana trade was $44.7B. This is expected to increase 20.7% to $53.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Montana trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Montana to other states, or from other states to Montana.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $4.59B

  2. $2.98B

  3. $2.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Dakota with $4.59B, followed by Wyoming with $2.98B and Idaho and $2.88B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Montana shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

76% of the population of Roosevelt County, MT has health coverage, with 28.3% on employee plans, 28.3% on Medicaid, 6.93% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.58% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Roosevelt County, MT was $8,221 in 2014. This is a 2.84% increase from the previous year ($7,994).

Primary care physicians in Roosevelt County, MT see 3825 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.27% increase from the previous year (3777 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1884 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 514 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,825 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Roosevelt County, MT see an average of 3,825 patients per year. This represents a 1.27% increase from the previous year (3,777 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,221

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,882

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,378

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,238

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Montana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.84%, from $7,994 to $8,221.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

24%

Uninsured

28.3%

Employer Coverage

28.3%

Medicaid

6.93%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.58%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roosevelt County, MT declined by 8.85% from 26.3% to 24%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Roosevelt County, MT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.8% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 12.3% prevalence

Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Montana, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Montana by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Roosevelt County, MT is home to a population of 11.2k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.27% of Roosevelt County, MT residents were born outside of the country (143 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Roosevelt County, MT is composed of 6.14k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (54.7%), 4k White Alone residents (35.7%), 645 Two or More Races residents (5.75%), 367 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.27%), 46 Asian Alone residents (0.41%), 21 Black or African American Alone residents (0.187%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Roosevelt County, MT are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16

In 2017, the median age of all people in Roosevelt County, MT was 30.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Roosevelt County, MT are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Roosevelt County, MT residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.27%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

143 people

0.837%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

94 people

As of 2017, 1.27% of Roosevelt County, MT residents (143 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Roosevelt County, MT was 0.837%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,272 ± 1,601 people

  2. Mexico

    2,817 ± 1,301 people

  3. Philippines

    2,040 ± 1,108 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montana was Canada, the natal country of 4,272 Montana residents, followed by Mexico with 2,817 and Philippines with 2,040.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Roosevelt County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Roosevelt County, MT was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    6.14k ± 218

  2. White Alone

    4k ± 16

  3. Two or More Races

    645 ± 217

In 2017, there were 1.53 times more American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (6.14k people) in Roosevelt County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4k White Alone and 645 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Roosevelt County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Roosevelt County, MT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Roosevelt County, MT was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Roosevelt County, MT are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    262 ± 58

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    109 ± 58

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    88 ± 51

Roosevelt County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Roosevelt County, MT awarded 25 degrees. The student population of Roosevelt County, MT is skewed towards women, with 156 male students and 229 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Roosevelt County, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (19 and 76%), followed by White (5 and 20%), Asian (1 and 4%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Roosevelt County, MT by number of degrees awarded are Fort Peck Community College (25 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Roosevelt County, MT are General Studies (8 and 32%), General Human Services (5 and 20%), and Lineworker (4 and 16%).

The median tuition costs in Roosevelt County, MT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 8 degrees awarded

  2. 5 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Roosevelt County, MT was General Studies with 8 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Roosevelt County, MT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

25 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Roosevelt County, MT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fort Peck Community College with 25 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

10

Degrees Awarded to Men

15

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 10 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Roosevelt County, MT, which is 0.667 times less than the 15 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    19 degrees awarded

  2. White

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Roosevelt County, MT were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 19 degrees mean that there were 3.8 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 5 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Roosevelt County, MT was $116,400 in 2017, which is 0.535 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $117,000 to $116,400, a 0.513% decrease. The homeownership rate in Roosevelt County, MT is 57.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Roosevelt County, MT have an average commute time of 13.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Roosevelt County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,219

Median Household Income

± $3,802

3.2k

Number of Households

± 216

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.2k households in Roosevelt County, MT grew to $39,219 from the previous year's value of $34,481.

The following chart displays the households in Roosevelt County, MT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$116,400

2017 Median

± $6,380

$117,000

2016 Median

± $8,665

In 2017, the median property value in Roosevelt County, MT declined from to $116,400 from the previous year's value of $117,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Roosevelt County, MT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roosevelt County, MT the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Roosevelt County, MT distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Roosevelt County, MT the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

57.8%

2017 Homeownership

56.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.8% of the housing units in Roosevelt County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 56.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Roosevelt County, MT compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Roosevelt County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roosevelt County, MT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

13.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roosevelt County, MT have a shorter commute time (13.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Roosevelt County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.3%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Walked

    8.17%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Roosevelt County, MT was Drove Alone (75.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Walked (8.17%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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