Frederick County, VA

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Population

83,784

1.78% growth

Poverty Rate

5.57%


Median Age

40.5


Median Household Income

$71,037

3.06% growth

Number of Employees

42,721

1.54% growth

Median Property Value

$239,100

3.33% growth

About

In 2017, Frederick County, VA had a population of 83.8k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $71,037. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Frederick County, VA grew from 82,321 to 83,784, a 1.78% increase and its median household income grew from $68,929 to $71,037, a 3.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Frederick County, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), White (Hispanic) (6.79%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.98%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.88%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.4%). N/A% of the people in Frederick County, VA speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Frederick County, VA are Lord Fairfax Community College (1,706 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Frederick County, VA is $239,100, and the homeownership rate is 77.5%. Most people in Frederick County, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Frederick County, VA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Frederick County, VA employs 42.7k people. The largest industries in Frederick County, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,162 people), Retail Trade (5,620 people), and Manufacturing (4,337 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,323), Public Administration ($68,803), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,565).

Median household income in Frederick County, VA is $71,037. Males in Frederick County, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Frederick County, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,037

2017 value

± $1,954

3.06%

1 Year Growth

± 4.6%

Households in Frederick County, VA have a median annual income of $71,037, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,929 in 2016, which represents a 3.06% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Frederick County, VA compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Virginia 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. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Frederick County, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia 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 502

  2. Census Tract 511.01

  3. Census Tract 506

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Frederick County, VA was Census Tract 502 with a value of $100,219, followed by Census Tract 511.01 and Census Tract 506, with respective values of $92,857 and $88,134.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.57% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Frederick County, VA (4.59k out of 82.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    4,303 ± 517

  2. Hispanic

    742 ± 275

  3. Black

    162 ± 138

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Frederick County, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

42.7k

2017 Value

± 1,428

1.54%

1 Year growth

± 4.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Frederick County, VA grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 42.1k employees to 42.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Frederick County, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,532 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,790 people), and Management Occupations (4,677 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Frederick County, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Frederick County, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,532 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,790 people), and Management Occupations (4,677 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Frederick County, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.53 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.49 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Frederick County, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,176), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($85,427), and Legal Occupations ($81,607).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

42.7k

2017 Value

± 1,428

1.54%

1 Year growth

± 4.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Frederick County, VA grew at a rate of 1.54%, from 42.1k employees to 42.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Frederick County, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,162 people), Retail Trade (5,620 people), and Manufacturing (4,337 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Frederick County, VA, though some of these residents may live in Frederick County, VA 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 Frederick County, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,162 people), Retail Trade (5,620 people), and Manufacturing (4,337 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Frederick County, VA has an unusually high number of Construction (1.34 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.27 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.21 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Frederick County, VA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,323), Public Administration ($68,803), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,565).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $29.9B

  2. $27.8B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $29.9B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($27.8B) and Electronics ($26B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$277B

2020 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

34.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $277B. This is expected to increase 34.7% to $373B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $14B

  3. $12.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $25.5B, followed by North Carolina with $14B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

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

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Health

89.8% of the population of Frederick County, VA has health coverage, with 57.1% on employee plans, 7.5% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 1.93% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Frederick County, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Frederick County, VA see 2133 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.18% decrease from the previous year (2226 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8442 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2558 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,133 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Frederick County, VA see an average of 2,133 patients per year. This represents a 4.18% decrease from the previous year (2,226 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Frederick County, VA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

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

10.2%

Uninsured

57.1%

Employer Coverage

7.5%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

1.93%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Frederick County, VA declined by 6.76% from 11% to 10.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Frederick County, VA 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. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

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

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Diversity

Frederick County, VA is home to a population of 83.8k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.11% of Frederick County, VA residents were born outside of the country (5.12k people).

In 2017, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.8k people) in Frederick County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.69k White (Hispanic) and 3.34k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Frederick County, VA was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Frederick County, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Frederick County, VA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.11%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.12k people

6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.94k people

As of 2017, 6.11% of Frederick County, VA residents (5.12k 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 Frederick County, VA was 6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

96.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.4% of Frederick County, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Frederick County, VA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Frederick County, VA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    70.8k ± 70

  2. White (Hispanic)

    5.69k ± 422

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    3.34k ± 336

In 2017, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (70.8k people) in Frederick County, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.69k White (Hispanic) and 3.34k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Frederick County, VA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,152 ± 226

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,169 ± 216

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,059 ± 269

Frederick County, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Frederick County, VA awarded 1,706 degrees. The student population of Frederick County, VA is skewed towards women, with 2,733 male students and 4,158 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Frederick County, VA are White (1,376 and 80.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (143 and 8.41%), Black or African American (61 and 3.59%), and Two or More Races (52 and 3.06%).

The largest universities in Frederick County, VA by number of degrees awarded are Lord Fairfax Community College (1,706 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Frederick County, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (473 and 27.7%), Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (434 and 25.4%), and Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions (237 and 13.9%).

The median tuition costs in Frederick County, VA 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. 473 degrees awarded

  2. 134 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Frederick County, VA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 473 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,706 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Frederick County, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lord Fairfax Community College with 1,706 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

576

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,130

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 576 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Frederick County, VA, which is 0.51 times less than the 1,130 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

    1,376 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    143 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    61 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Frederick County, VA were to White students. These 1,376 degrees mean that there were 9.62 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 143 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Frederick County, VA was $239,100 in 2017, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $231,400 to $239,100, a 3.33% increase. The homeownership rate in Frederick County, VA is 77.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Frederick County, VA have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Frederick County, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$239,100

2017 Median

± $7,598

$231,400

2016 Median

± $6,021

In 2017, the median property value in Frederick County, VA grew to to $239,100 from the previous year's value of $231,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Frederick County, VA 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 Frederick County, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$71,037

Median Household Income

± $1,954

30.5k

Number of Households

± 1,173

In 2017, the median household income of the 30.5k households in Frederick County, VA grew to $71,037 from the previous year's value of $68,929.

The following chart displays the households in Frederick County, VA 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Frederick County, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Frederick County, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.5%

2017 Homeownership

78.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.5% of the housing units in Frederick County, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.1%.

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

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Commute Time

29.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Frederick County, VA have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.97% of the workforce in Frederick County, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.62%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Frederick County, VA was Drove Alone (83%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Worked At Home (4.62%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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