Payne County, OK

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Population

80,634

0.852% growth

Median Age

27.2


Median Household Income

$39,149

2.79% growth

Poverty Rate

26.3%


Number of Employees

36,377

0.525% growth

Median Property Value

$147,400

3.22% growth

About

In 2017, Payne County, OK had a population of 80.6k people with a median age of 27.2 and a median household income of $39,149. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Payne County, OK grew from 79,953 to 80,634, a 0.852% increase and its median household income grew from $38,085 to $39,149, a 2.79% increase.

The population of Payne County, OK is 77.3% White Alone, 4.89% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 4.72% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Payne County, OK speak a non-English language, and 94.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Payne County, OK are Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (5,950 degrees awarded in 2016) and Meridian Technology Center (314 degrees).

The median property value in Payne County, OK is $147,400, and the homeownership rate is 49.5%. Most people in Payne County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Payne County, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Payne County, OK employs 36.4k people. The largest industries in Payne County, OK are Educational Services (9,037 people), Retail Trade (4,582 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,268 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($60,057), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,895), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,343).

Median household income in Payne County, OK is $39,149. Males in Payne County, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Payne County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,149

2017 value

± $2,201

2.79%

1 Year Growth

± 7.05%

Households in Payne County, OK have a median annual income of $39,149, 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 $38,085 in 2016, which represents a 2.79% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.44 times more than female 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

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Payne County, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma 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 109

  2. Census Tract 110

  3. Census Tract 101.01

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Payne County, OK was Census Tract 109 with a value of $68,661, followed by Census Tract 110 and Census Tract 101.01, with respective values of $64,397 and $49,563.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Payne County, OK (19.1k out of 72.6k 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 Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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. White

    14,718 ± 818

  2. Native American

    1,270 ± 295

  3. Asian

    1,249 ± 286

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Payne County, OK is White, followed by Native American and Asian.

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

36.4k

2017 Value

± 1,412

0.525%

1 Year growth

± 5.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Payne County, OK grew at a rate of 0.525%, from 36.2k employees to 36.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Payne County, OK, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (4,724 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,353 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,925 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Payne County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Payne County, OK, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (4,724 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,353 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,925 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Payne County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.28 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.15 times), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Payne County, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($64,183), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($55,847), and Legal Occupations ($53,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

36.4k

2017 Value

± 1,412

0.525%

1 Year growth

± 5.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Payne County, OK grew at a rate of 0.525%, from 36.2k employees to 36.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Payne County, OK, are Educational Services (9,037 people), Retail Trade (4,582 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,268 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Payne County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Payne County, OK 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 Payne County, OK, by number of employees, are Educational Services (9,037 people), Retail Trade (4,582 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,268 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Payne County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.19 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.68 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Payne County, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($60,057), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($57,895), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,343).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $52.4B

  2. $21.4B

  3. $19.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($21.4B) and Gasoline ($19.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$220B

2015 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $220B. This is expected to increase 40.6% to $309B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $40.8B

  2. $19.3B

  3. $7.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $40.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $7.03B.

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

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Health

87.5% of the population of Payne County, OK has health coverage, with 45.3% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 8.54% on Medicare, 21.3% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Payne County, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Payne County, OK see 1758 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.33% increase from the previous year (1638 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1844 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 432 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,758 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Payne County, OK see an average of 1,758 patients per year. This represents a 7.33% increase from the previous year (1,638 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Payne County, OK in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

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

12.5%

Uninsured

45.3%

Employer Coverage

10.8%

Medicaid

8.54%

Medicare

21.3%

Non-Group

1.48%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Payne County, OK declined by 1.23% from 12.7% to 12.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Payne County, OK 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. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

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

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Diversity

Payne County, OK is home to a population of 80.6k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.72% of Payne County, OK residents were born outside of the country (5.42k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Payne County, OK is composed of 62.4k White Alone residents (77.3%), 3.94k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (4.89%), 3.81k Two or More Races residents (4.72%), 3.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.59%), 3.55k Asian Alone residents (4.4%), 3.15k Black or African American Alone residents (3.91%), 66 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0819%), and 56 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0694%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Payne County, OK are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Payne County, OK was 27.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Payne County, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Payne County, OK residents was 27.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.72%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.42k people

6.48%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.18k people

As of 2017, 6.72% of Payne County, OK residents (5.42k 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 Payne County, OK was 6.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

94.5%

2017 Citizenship

94.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.5% of Payne County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Payne County, OK was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    62.4k ± 23

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    3.94k ± 366

  3. Two or More Races

    3.81k ± 401

In 2017, there were 15.8 times more White Alone residents (62.4k people) in Payne County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.94k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 3.81k 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 Payne County, OK 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 Payne County, OK 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 Payne County, OK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Payne County, OK 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

    1,443 ± 211

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    967 ± 255

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    380 ± 119

Payne County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.49 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Payne County, OK awarded 6,264 degrees. The student population of Payne County, OK is skewed towards men, with 13,598 male students and 12,894 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Payne County, OK are White (4,299 and 76.3%), followed by Two or More Races (415 and 7.36%), American Indian or Alaska Native (279 and 4.95%), and Hispanic or Latino (270 and 4.79%).

The largest universities in Payne County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (5,950 and 95%) and Meridian Technology Center (314 and 5.01%).

The most popular majors in Payne County, OK are General Business Administration & Management (653 and 10.4%), General Marketing & Marketing Management (239 and 3.82%), and General Animal Sciences (209 and 3.34%).

The median tuition costs in Payne County, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,943 and $19,065 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Payne County, OK was General Animal Sciences with 198 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Payne County, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 5,950 degrees awarded

  2. 314 degrees awarded

$4,943

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Payne County, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oklahoma State University-Main Campus with 5,950 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,166

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,098

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,166 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Payne County, OK, which is 1.02 times more than the 3,098 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,299 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    415 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    279 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Payne County, OK were to White students. These 4,299 degrees mean that there were 10.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 415 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Payne County, OK was $147,400 in 2017, which is 0.677 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $142,800 to $147,400, a 3.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Payne County, OK is 49.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Payne County, OK have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Payne County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,149

Median Household Income

± $2,201

30.4k

Number of Households

± 1,133

In 2017, the median household income of the 30.4k households in Payne County, OK grew to $39,149 from the previous year's value of $38,085.

The following chart displays the households in Payne County, OK 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

$147,400

2017 Median

± $5,725

$142,800

2016 Median

± $4,651

In 2017, the median property value in Payne County, OK grew to to $147,400 from the previous year's value of $142,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Payne County, OK 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 Payne County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

49.5%

2017 Homeownership

49.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.5% of the housing units in Payne County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Payne County, OK 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 Payne County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Payne County, OK have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Payne County, OK have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.79% of the workforce in Payne County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.92%

  3. Walked

    4.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Payne County, OK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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