Chouteau County, MT

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Population

5,812

0.428% decline

Median Age

40.9


Median Household Income

$39,577

2.17% growth

Poverty Rate

20.3%


Number of Employees

2,490

0.519% decline

Median Property Value

$123,000

0.902% growth

About

In 2017, Chouteau County, MT had a population of 5.81k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $39,577. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chouteau County, MT declined from 5,837 to 5,812, a -0.428% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,735 to $39,577, a 2.17% increase.

The population of Chouteau County, MT is 76.5% White Alone, 19.1% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 2.27% Hispanic or Latino. 3.11% of the people in Chouteau County, MT speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chouteau County, MT are Stone Child College (18 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Chouteau County, MT is $123,000, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Chouteau County, MT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Chouteau County, MT is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Chouteau County, MT employs 2.49k people. The largest industries in Chouteau County, MT are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (648 people), Educational Services (312 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (256 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($59,875), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,563), and Finance & Insurance ($43,750).

Median household income in Chouteau County, MT is $39,577. Males in Chouteau County, MT have an average income that is 1.42 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,968. The income inequality in Chouteau County, MT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,577

2017 value

± $2,805

2.17%

1 Year Growth

± 8.62%

Households in Chouteau County, MT have a median annual income of $39,577, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,735 in 2016, which represents a 2.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$56,921

Average Male Salary

± $3,007

$39,968

Average Female Salary

± $2,184

In 2017, full-time male employees in Chouteau County, MT made 1.42 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Chouteau County, MT 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. White

    $42,515 ± $1,780

  2. Other

    $39,395 ± $16,377

  3. Asian

    $33,231 ± $11,940

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Chouteau County, MT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chouteau County, MT is from Montana.

0.465

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Montana was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.554% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 102

  2. Census Tract 103

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chouteau County, MT was Census Tract 102 with a value of $40,859, followed by Census Tract 103 and N/A, with respective values of $36,941 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chouteau County, MT (1.16k out of 5.74k 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 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. Native American

    588 ± 69

  2. White

    489 ± 91

  3. Hispanic

    96 ± 59

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chouteau County, MT is Native American, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

2.49k

2017 Value

± 181

-0.519%

1 Year decline

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chouteau County, MT declined at a rate of -0.519%, from 2.5k employees to 2.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chouteau County, MT, are Management Occupations (628 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (315 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (185 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chouteau County, MT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chouteau County, MT, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (628 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (315 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (185 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chouteau County, MT has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.43 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.48 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chouteau County, MT, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($55,833), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($54,583), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($47,813).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.49k

2017 Value

± 181

-0.519%

1 Year decline

± 10.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chouteau County, MT declined at a rate of -0.519%, from 2.5k employees to 2.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chouteau County, MT, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (648 people), Educational Services (312 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (256 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chouteau County, MT, though some of these residents may live in Chouteau County, MT 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 Chouteau County, MT, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (648 people), Educational Services (312 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (256 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Chouteau County, MT has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (22 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.46 times), and Educational Services (1.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chouteau County, MT, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($59,875), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($46,563), and Finance & Insurance ($43,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $6.47B

  2. $6.17B

  3. $5.98B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.47B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. with $6.17B and Fuel oils and $5.98B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$44.7B

2015 Value

$53.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Montana trade was $44.7B. This is expected to increase 20.7% to $53.9B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $4.59B

  2. $2.98B

  3. $2.88B

In 2015, the top outbound Montana domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Dakota with $4.59B, followed by Wyoming with $2.98B and Idaho and $2.88B.

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

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Health

82.7% of the population of Chouteau County, MT has health coverage, with 27.8% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 15.2% on Medicare, 19.1% on non-group plans, and 2.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Chouteau County, MT was $8,221 in 2014. This is a 2.84% increase from the previous year ($7,994).

Primary care physicians in Chouteau County, MT see 5767 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.15% decrease from the previous year (5894 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5759 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1920 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Big Horn County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,767 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Chouteau County, MT see an average of 5,767 patients per year. This represents a 2.15% decrease from the previous year (5,894 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Chouteau County, MT 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

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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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$8,221

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,882

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,378

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,238

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Montana (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.84%, from $7,994 to $8,221.

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

17.3%

Uninsured

27.8%

Employer Coverage

17.9%

Medicaid

15.2%

Medicare

19.1%

Non-Group

2.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chouteau County, MT declined by 9.43% from 19.1% to 17.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chouteau County, MT 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. 14.8% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 12.3% prevalence

Glacier County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Montana, at 14.8%.

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

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Diversity

Chouteau County, MT is home to a population of 5.81k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.86% of Chouteau County, MT residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Chouteau County, MT is composed of 4.45k White Alone residents (76.5%), 1.11k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (19.1%), 132 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.27%), 88 Two or More Races residents (1.51%), 26 Asian Alone residents (0.447%), 4 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0688%), 2 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0344%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Chouteau County, MT are Spanish or Spanish Creole (57 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (49 speakers), and German (27 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 15.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chouteau County, MT was 40.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Chouteau County, MT are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Chouteau County, MT residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.86%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.34%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 1.86% of Chouteau County, MT residents 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 Chouteau County, MT was 1.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    4,272 ± 1,601 people

  2. Mexico

    2,817 ± 1,301 people

  3. Philippines

    2,040 ± 1,108 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chouteau County, MT was Canada, the natal country of 4,272 Chouteau County, MT residents, followed by Mexico with 2,817 and Philippines with 2,040.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Chouteau County, MT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chouteau County, MT was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.45k ± 14

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    1.11k ± 53

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    132 ± 58.1

In 2017, there were 4 times more White Alone residents (4.45k people) in Chouteau County, MT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.11k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 132 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Chouteau County, MT as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    57 speakers (1.02%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    49 speakers (0.881%)

  3. German

    27 speakers (0.486%)

3.11% of Chouteau County, MT citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Chouteau County, MT was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 1.02% of the overall population of Chouteau County, MT are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.881% speak Other Native North American Languages and 0.486% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    147 ± 42

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    112 ± 43

  3. Korea

    56 ± 24

Chouteau County, MT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Chouteau County, MT awarded 18 degrees. The student population of Chouteau County, MT is skewed towards women, with 202 male students and 342 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chouteau County, MT are American Indian or Alaska Native (16 and 88.9%), followed by Black or African American (2 and 11.1%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Chouteau County, MT by number of degrees awarded are Stone Child College (18 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chouteau County, MT are Carpenter (7 and 38.9%), General Business Administration & Management (2 and 11.1%), and General Health Services (2 and 11.1%).

The median tuition costs in Chouteau County, MT 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. 7 degrees awarded

  2. 1 degrees awarded

  3. 1 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Chouteau County, MT was Carpenter with 7 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Chouteau County, MT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

18 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Chouteau County, MT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Stone Child College with 18 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

10

Degrees Awarded to Men

8

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 10 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chouteau County, MT, which is 1.25 times more than the 8 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. American Indian or Alaska Native

    16 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    2 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chouteau County, MT were to American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 16 degrees mean that there were 8 times more American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chouteau County, MT was $123,000 in 2017, which is 0.565 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $121,900 to $123,000, a 0.902% increase. The homeownership rate in Chouteau County, MT is 62.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chouteau County, MT have an average commute time of 14.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chouteau County, MT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$39,577

Median Household Income

± $2,805

2.29k

Number of Households

± 161

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.29k households in Chouteau County, MT grew to $39,577 from the previous year's value of $38,735.

The following chart displays the households in Chouteau County, MT 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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Housing

Property Value

$123,000

2017 Median

± $11,540

$121,900

2016 Median

± $9,499

In 2017, the median property value in Chouteau County, MT grew to to $123,000 from the previous year's value of $121,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chouteau County, MT 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 Chouteau County, MT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

62.5%

2017 Homeownership

62.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.5% of the housing units in Chouteau County, MT were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chouteau County, MT 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 Chouteau County, MT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chouteau County, MT have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

14.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chouteau County, MT have a shorter commute time (14.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.53% of the workforce in Chouteau County, MT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    63.7%

  2. Worked At Home

    15.3%

  3. Carpooled

    9.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chouteau County, MT was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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