Lock Haven, PA

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Population

9,540

1.9% decline

Median Age

23.9


Median Household Income

$31,158

5.41% growth

Poverty Rate

39.6%


Number of Employees

4,107

1.3% decline

Median Property Value

$106,800

4.6% growth

About

In 2017, Lock Haven, PA had a population of 9.54k people with a median age of 23.9 and a median household income of $31,158. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Lock Haven, PA declined from 9,725 to 9,540, a -1.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,560 to $31,158, a 5.41% increase.

The population of Lock Haven, PA is 92.8% White Alone, 2.55% Black or African American Alone, and 2.4% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Lock Haven, PA speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lock Haven, PA are Lock Haven University (1,191 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Lock Haven, PA is $106,800, and the homeownership rate is 35.6%. Most people in Lock Haven, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Lock Haven, PA is 1 car per household.

About the photo: Pine Creek at dusk, Lycoming County, as seen from the Pine Creek Rail-Trail.

Economy

The economy of Lock Haven, PA employs 4.11k people. The largest industries in Lock Haven, PA are Accommodation & Food Services (624 people), Retail Trade (590 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (506 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($62,536), Manufacturing ($49,215), and Information ($38,929).

Median household income in Lock Haven, PA is $31,158. Males in Lock Haven, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,502. The income inequality in Lock Haven, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.469, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,158

2017 value

± $3,230

5.41%

1 Year Growth

± 16.9%

Households in Lock Haven, PA have a median annual income of $31,158, 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 $29,560 in 2016, which represents a 5.41% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,039

Average Male Salary

± $1,040

$49,502

Average Female Salary

± $757

In 2017, full-time male employees in Pennsylvania made 1.35 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. Asian

    $61,450 ± $4,076

  2. White

    $51,412 ± $642

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $38,644 ± $21,965

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Pennsylvania workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.2 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 Lock Haven, PA is from Pennsylvania.

0.469

2017 Wage GINI

0.469

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Pennsylvania 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 307

  2. Census Tract 306

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lock Haven, PA was Census Tract 307 with a value of $32,485, followed by Census Tract 306 and N/A, with respective values of $29,833 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Lock Haven, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

39.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lock Haven, PA (3.15k out of 7.95k 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 Females 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

    2,957 ± 435

  2. Two Or More

    79 ± 111

  3. Asian

    59 ± 79

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lock Haven, PA is White, followed by Two Or More 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

4.11k

2017 Value

± 467

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 16.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lock Haven, PA declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 4.16k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lock Haven, PA, are Sales & Related Occupations (561 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (541 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (441 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lock Haven, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lock Haven, PA, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (561 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (541 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (441 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lock Haven, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.32 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.77 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.84 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lock Haven, PA, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($63,010), Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($53,750), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($52,589).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.11k

2017 Value

± 467

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 16.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Lock Haven, PA declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 4.16k employees to 4.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lock Haven, PA, are Accommodation & Food Services (624 people), Retail Trade (590 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (506 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lock Haven, PA, though some of these residents may live in Lock Haven, PA 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 Lock Haven, PA, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (624 people), Retail Trade (590 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (506 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lock Haven, PA has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.69 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lock Haven, PA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($62,536), Manufacturing ($49,215), and Information ($38,929).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

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

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Health

92.1% of the population of Lock Haven, PA has health coverage, with 42.7% on employee plans, 27.6% on Medicaid, 7.45% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Lock Haven, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Lock Haven, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania 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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

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

7.91%

Uninsured

42.7%

Employer Coverage

27.6%

Medicaid

7.45%

Medicare

13.1%

Non-Group

1.28%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lock Haven, PA grew by 15.6% from 6.84% to 7.91%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lock Haven, PA 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% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

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

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Diversity

Lock Haven, PA is home to a population of 9.54k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Lock Haven, PA residents were born outside of the country (93 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Lock Haven, PA is composed of 8.85k White Alone residents (92.8%), 243 Black or African American Alone residents (2.55%), 229 Two or More Races residents (2.4%), 101 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.06%), 88 Asian Alone residents (0.922%), 29 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.304%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Lock Haven, PA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

24

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 20.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Lock Haven, PA was 23.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 24, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Lock Haven, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Lock Haven, PA residents was 23.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    93 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Lock Haven, PA residents (93 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lock Haven, PA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    81,562 ± 6,989 people

  2. China

    63,036 ± 6,149 people

  3. Mexico

    54,918 ± 5,741 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 81,562 Pennsylvania residents, followed by China with 63,036 and Mexico with 54,918.

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Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Lock Haven, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Lock Haven, PA was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    8.85k ± 153

  2. Black or African American Alone

    243 ± 104

  3. Two or More Races

    229 ± 121

In 2017, there were 36.4 times more White Alone residents (8.85k people) in Lock Haven, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 243 Black or African American Alone and 229 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 Lock Haven, PA 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 Lock Haven, PA 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 Lock Haven, PA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Lock Haven, PA 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

    177 ± 74

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    166 ± 108

  3. Korea

    95 ± 78

Lock Haven, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Lock Haven, PA awarded 1,191 degrees. The student population of Lock Haven, PA is skewed towards women, with 1,732 male students and 2,488 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lock Haven, PA are White (1,069 and 90.1%), followed by Black or African American (50 and 4.22%), Hispanic or Latino (27 and 2.28%), and Two or More Races (13 and 1.1%).

The largest universities in Lock Haven, PA by number of degrees awarded are Lock Haven University (1,191 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lock Haven, PA are Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (139 and 11.7%), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (105 and 8.82%), and Registered Nursing (85 and 7.14%).

The median tuition costs in Lock Haven, PA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,238 and $16,096 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 Lock Haven, PA was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 131 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Lock Haven, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,191 degrees awarded

$7,238

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Lock Haven, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lock Haven University with 1,191 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

473

Degrees Awarded to Men

718

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 473 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lock Haven, PA, which is 0.659 times less than the 718 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

    1,069 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    50 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    27 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Lock Haven, PA were to White students. These 1,069 degrees mean that there were 21.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 50 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lock Haven, PA was $106,800 in 2017, which is 0.491 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $102,100 to $106,800, a 4.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Lock Haven, PA is 35.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lock Haven, PA have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Lock Haven, PA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$31,158

Median Household Income

± $3,230

3.35k

Number of Households

± 390

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.35k households in Lock Haven, PA grew to $31,158 from the previous year's value of $29,560.

The following chart displays the households in Lock Haven, PA 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

$106,800

2017 Median

± $11,639

$102,100

2016 Median

± $9,016

In 2017, the median property value in Lock Haven, PA grew to to $106,800 from the previous year's value of $102,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lock Haven, PA 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 Lock Haven, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$1,500 - $2k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lock Haven, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lock Haven, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $1,500 - $2k range.

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Rent vs Own

35.6%

2017 Homeownership

36.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 35.6% of the housing units in Lock Haven, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 36.1%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lock Haven, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lock Haven, PA have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lock Haven, PA have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Lock Haven, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    73.6%

  2. Walked

    15%

  3. Carpooled

    7.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Lock Haven, PA was Drove Alone (73.6%), followed by those who Walked (15%) and those who Carpooled (7.5%).

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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