Chester County (South) PUMA, PA

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Population

120,412

0.397% growth

Median Age

40


Median Household Income

$89,922

4.49% growth

Number of Employees

56,445

0.0514% decline

Median Property Value

$334,900

2.73% growth

About

In 2017, Chester County (South) PUMA, PA had a population of 120k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $89,922. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA grew from 119,936 to 120,412, a 0.397% increase and its median household income grew from $86,060 to $89,922, a 4.49% increase.

The population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is 76.9% White Alone, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.13% Black or African American Alone. 17% of the people in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 91.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are Lincoln University (213598) (408 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is $334,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.8%. Most people in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is N/A per household.

Economy

The economy of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA employs 56.4k people. The largest industries in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are Farming (4,522 people), Construction (3,546 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,982 people), and the highest paying industries are Business support services ($204,162), Advertising, public relations & related services ($187,393), and Offices of other health practitioners ($184,136).

Median household income in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is $89,922. Males in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,701. The income inequality in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.509, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$89,922

2017 value

± $2,334

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 3.42%

Households in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $89,922, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $86,060 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$87,239

Average Male Salary

± $13,398

$64,701

Average Female Salary

± $10,963

In 2017, full-time male employees in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA made 1.35 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

    $101,349 ± $44,980

  2. White

    $67,655 ± $8,440

  3. Two or More Races

    $65,676 ± $103,205

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.5 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.509

2017 Wage GINI

0.516

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was 0.509 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.51% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Chester County (South) 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 Chester County (South) 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.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.4k

2017 Value

-0.0514%

1 Year decline

± -0.0514%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of -0.0514%, from 56.5k employees to 56.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,694 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,226 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,486 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,694 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,226 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,486 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Chester County (South) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Graders & sorters, agricultural products (16.4 times higher than expected), Natural sciences managers (15 times), and Residential advisors (10.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($291,230), Purchasing managers ($264,468), and Chief executives & legislators ($224,883).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.4k

2017 Value

-0.0514%

1 Year decline

± -0.0514%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA declined at a rate of -0.0514%, from 56.5k employees to 56.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, are Farming (4,522 people), Construction (3,546 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,982 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Chester County (South) 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 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Farming (4,522 people), Construction (3,546 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,982 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Chester County (South) PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Farming (13 times higher than expected), Agricultural chemical manufacturing (12.8 times), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (5.72 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Business support services ($204,162), Advertising, public relations & related services ($187,393), and Offices of other health practitioners ($184,136).

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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

89.5% of the population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 59.5% on employee plans, 7.26% on Medicaid, 11.1% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 0.555% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Chester County (South) 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%).

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

10.5%

Uninsured

59.5%

Employer Coverage

7.26%

Medicaid

11.1%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

0.555%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chester County (South) PUMA, 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

Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is home to a population of 120k people, from which 91.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is composed of 92.6k White Alone residents (76.9%), 18.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.1%), 4.97k Black or African American Alone residents (4.13%), 2.76k Asian Alone residents (2.29%), 1.76k Two or More Races residents (1.46%), 97 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0806%), 82 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0681%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are Spanish (14,151 speakers), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,554 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (832 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

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Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was 40. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Chester County (South) PUMA, PA residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

11.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

13.5k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Chester County (South) 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 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    9,451 ± 2,291 people

  2. India

    547 ± 573 people

  3. China

    481 ± 537 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was Mexico, the natal country of 9,451 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 547 and China with 481.

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Citizenship

91.8%

2017 Citizenship

91.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.8% of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    92.6k ± 1.27k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18.2k ± 1.18k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4.97k ± 568

In 2017, there were 5.09 times more White Alone residents (92.6k people) in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k Hispanic or Latino and 4.97k 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 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    14,151 speakers (12.4%)

  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    1,554 speakers (1.37%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    832 speakers (0.732%)

17% of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was Spanish. 12.4% of the overall population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 1.37% speak Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages and 0.732% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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Chester County (South) PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA awarded 408 degrees. The student population of Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 745 male students and 1,346 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are Black or African American (329 and 84.4%), followed by Unknown (37 and 9.49%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 3.08%), and White (10 and 2.56%).

The largest universities in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Lincoln University (213598) (408 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are General Human Services (82 and 20.1%), General Business Administration & Management (46 and 11.3%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (26 and 6.37%).

The median tuition costs in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,369 and $12,180 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 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was General Human Services with 47 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

408 degrees awarded

$7,369

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Chester County (South) PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lincoln University (213598) with 408 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

123

Degrees Awarded to Men

285

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA, which is 0.432 times less than the 285 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    329 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    37 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA were to Black or African American students. These 329 degrees mean that there were 8.89 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 37 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was $334,900 in 2017, which is 1.54 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $326,000 to $334,900, a 2.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is 78.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$89,922

Median Household Income

± $2,334

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA grew to $89,922 from the previous year's value of $86,060.

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Housing

Property Value

$334,900

2017 Median

± $3,768

$326,000

2016 Median

± $4,584

In 2017, the median property value in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA grew to to $334,900 from the previous year's value of $326,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chester County (South) 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 Chester County (South) PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

78.8%

2017 Homeownership

79.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.8% of the housing units in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA have a longer commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.81% of the workforce in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA 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

    8.28%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chester County (South) PUMA, PA was Drove Alone (78.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.28%) and those who Worked At Home (7.6%).

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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