Allentown City PUMA, PA

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Population

120,128

0.421% growth

Median Age

31.8


Median Household Income

$38,522

3.4% growth

Poverty Rate

27.3%


Number of Employees

48,830

0.0676% growth

Median Property Value

$124,000

1.67% decline

About

In 2017, Allentown City PUMA, PA had a population of 120k people with a median age of 31.8 and a median household income of $38,522. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Allentown City PUMA, PA grew from 119,624 to 120,128, a 0.421% increase and its median household income grew from $37,256 to $38,522, a 3.4% increase.

The population of Allentown City PUMA, PA is 50.6% Hispanic or Latino, 34.4% White Alone, and 10.4% Black or African American Alone. 45.3% of the people in Allentown City PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 91.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allentown City PUMA, PA are Muhlenberg College (697 degrees awarded in 2016), Cedar Crest College (430 degrees), and Welder Training and Testing Institute (55 degrees).

The median property value in Allentown City PUMA, PA is $124,000, and the homeownership rate is 43.4%. Most people in Allentown City PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Allentown City PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Allentown City PUMA, PA employs 48.8k people. The largest industries in Allentown City PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (3,465 people), Hospitals (2,557 people), and Construction (2,387 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($192,193), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($136,676), and Services incidental to transportation ($126,749).

Median household income in Allentown City PUMA, PA is $38,522. Males in Allentown City PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $33,311. The income inequality in Allentown City PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,522

2017 value

± $1,781

3.4%

1 Year Growth

± 5.41%

Households in Allentown City PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $38,522, 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 $37,256 in 2016, which represents a 3.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$40,134

Average Male Salary

± $6,362

$33,311

Average Female Salary

± $5,863

In 2017, full-time male employees in Allentown City PUMA, PA made 1.2 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,925 ± $32,636

  2. White

    $33,377 ± $4,947

  3. Black

    $28,765 ± $10,616

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Allentown City PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.41 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.42

2017 Wage GINI

0.412

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Allentown City PUMA, PA was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.1% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allentown City PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $107,007, followed by Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA and King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,302 and $103,802.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allentown City PUMA, PA (31.3k out of 115k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 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. Hispanic

    20,983 ± 1,080

  2. White

    16,493 ± 999

  3. Black

    4,640 ± 528

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allentown City PUMA, PA is Hispanic, followed by White 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

48.8k

2017 Value

0.0676%

1 Year growth

± 0.0676%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allentown City PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.0676%, from 48.8k employees to 48.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allentown City PUMA, PA, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,423 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,900 people), and Packers & packagers, hand (1,855 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allentown City PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Allentown City PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,423 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,900 people), and Packers & packagers, hand (1,855 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Allentown City PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Packers & packagers, hand (11.5 times higher than expected), Food processing workers, all other (6.82 times), and Residential advisors (6.57 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Allentown City PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($120,881), Management analysts ($96,974), and Sales representatives, services, all other ($94,641).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.8k

2017 Value

0.0676%

1 Year growth

± 0.0676%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Allentown City PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.0676%, from 48.8k employees to 48.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allentown City PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,465 people), Hospitals (2,557 people), and Construction (2,387 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allentown City PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Allentown City PUMA, 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 Allentown City PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,465 people), Hospitals (2,557 people), and Construction (2,387 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Allentown City PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Warehousing & storage (13.4 times higher than expected), Sugar & confectionery products (6.77 times), and Foundries (6.59 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Allentown City PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($192,193), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($136,676), and Services incidental to transportation ($126,749).

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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.

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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

N/A% of the population of Allentown City PUMA, PA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Allentown City PUMA, 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).

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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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allentown City PUMA, PA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Allentown City PUMA, PA is home to a population of 120k people, from which 91.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Allentown City PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Allentown City PUMA, PA is composed of 60.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (50.6%), 41.3k White Alone residents (34.4%), 12.5k Black or African American Alone residents (10.4%), 2.57k Two or More Races residents (2.14%), 2.54k Asian Alone residents (2.11%), 229 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.191%), 209 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.174%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Allentown City PUMA, PA are Spanish (43,429 speakers), Arabic (2,898 speakers), and Vietnamese (642 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

29

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Allentown City PUMA, PA was 31.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Allentown City PUMA, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Allentown City PUMA, PA residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

16.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

19.5k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Allentown City PUMA, PA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allentown City PUMA, PA was 16.3%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    9,056 ± 2,247 people

  2. Syria

    1,314 ± 885 people

  3. Jamaica

    1,043 ± 789 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Allentown City PUMA, PA was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 9,056 Allentown City PUMA, PA residents, followed by Syria with 1,314 and Jamaica with 1,043.

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Citizenship

91.1%

2017 Citizenship

92%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.1% of Allentown City PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Allentown City PUMA, PA was 92%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    60.8k ± 2.95k

  2. White Alone

    41.3k ± 1.09k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    12.5k ± 927

In 2017, there were 1.47 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (60.8k people) in Allentown City PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.3k White Alone and 12.5k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Allentown City PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    43,429 speakers (39.1%)

  2. Arabic

    2,898 speakers (2.61%)

  3. Vietnamese

    642 speakers (0.578%)

45.3% of Allentown City PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Allentown City PUMA, PA was Spanish. 39.1% of the overall population of Allentown City PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 2.61% speak Arabic and 0.578% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,284 ± 174

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    578 ± 176

  3. Korea

    501 ± 149

Allentown City PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Allentown City PUMA, PA awarded 1,216 degrees. The student population of Allentown City PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 1,243 male students and 2,932 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allentown City PUMA, PA are White (918 and 76.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (100 and 8.31%), Unknown (79 and 6.56%), and Black or African American (57 and 4.73%).

The largest universities in Allentown City PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Muhlenberg College (697 and 57.3%), Cedar Crest College (430 and 35.4%), and Welder Training and Testing Institute (55 and 4.52%).

The most popular majors in Allentown City PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (116 and 9.54%), Registered Nursing (108 and 8.88%), and General Psychology (87 and 7.15%).

The median tuition costs in Allentown City PUMA, PA are $42,025 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. 116 degrees awarded

  2. 108 degrees awarded

  3. 87 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Allentown City PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 116 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 697 degrees awarded

  2. 430 degrees awarded

  3. 55 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$42,025

Median Private

In 2016, the Allentown City PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Muhlenberg College with 697 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

368

Degrees Awarded to Men

848

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 368 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allentown City PUMA, PA, which is 0.434 times less than the 848 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

    918 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    79 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Allentown City PUMA, PA were to White students. These 918 degrees mean that there were 9.18 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 100 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allentown City PUMA, PA was $124,000 in 2017, which is 0.57 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $126,100 to $124,000, a 1.67% decrease. The homeownership rate in Allentown City PUMA, PA is 43.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Allentown City PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 22.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Allentown City PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$38,522

Median Household Income

± $1,781

41.9k

Number of Households

± 1,331

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.9k households in Allentown City PUMA, PA grew to $38,522 from the previous year's value of $37,256.

The following chart displays the households in Allentown City PUMA, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$124,000

2017 Median

± $3,036

$126,100

2016 Median

± $3,219

In 2017, the median property value in Allentown City PUMA, PA declined from to $124,000 from the previous year's value of $126,100.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Allentown City PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allentown City PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

43.4%

2017 Homeownership

45%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 43.4% of the housing units in Allentown City PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 45%.

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

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Commute Time

22.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allentown City PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (22.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.71% of the workforce in Allentown City PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.4%

  2. Carpooled

    17%

  3. Walked

    5.51%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Allentown City PUMA, PA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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