Christian County, KY

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2020 Population
71,470
0.0784% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mitch McConnell
Republican Party
US Senator
Rand Paul
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
28.3
0% 1-year change
2018 Poverty Rate
20.2%
2.86% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$44,279
0.82% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$121,000
3.07% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
23,349
0.87% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Christian County, KY had a population of 71.5k people with a median age of 28.3 and a median household income of $44,279. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Christian County, KY grew from 71,414 to 71,470, a 0.0784% increase and its median household income grew from $43,919 to $44,279, a 0.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Christian County, KY are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), White (Hispanic) (5.73%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%).

None of the households in Christian County, KY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.8% of the residents in Christian County, KY are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Christian County, KY are Hopkinsville Community College (1,159 degrees awarded in 2020) and Ross College-Hopkinsville (41 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Christian County, KY was $121,000, and the homeownership rate was 46.9%.

Most people in Christian County, KY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Christian County, KY was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Christian County, KY is home to a population of 71.5k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.01% of Christian County, KY residents were born outside of the country (2.15k people).

In 2020, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.5k people) in Christian County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.8%
2020 Citizenship
98.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.8% of Christian County, KY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Christian County, KY was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Christian County, KY
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46.5k ± 211
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 654
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.09k ± 381
8.13%
Hispanic Population
5.81k people

In 2020, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.5k people) in Christian County, KY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.09k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.13% of the people in Christian County, KY are hispanic (5.81k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Christian County, KY as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    29,760 ± 4,221 people
  2. India
    12,679 ± 2,761 people
  3. Cuba
    12,635 ± 2,756 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kentucky was Mexico, the natal country of 29,760 Kentucky residents, followed by India with 12,679 and Cuba with 12,635.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.01%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.15k people
2.87%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.05k people

As of 2020, 3.01% of Christian County, KY residents (2.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Christian County, KY was 2.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,206 ± 328
  2. Vietnam
    1,472 ± 174
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    995 ± 220

Christian County, KY has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Christian County, KY employs 23.3k people. The largest industries in Christian County, KY are Manufacturing (4,298 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,968 people), and Retail Trade (2,221 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,350), and Construction ($44,279).

Males in Kentucky have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,693. The income inequality in Kentucky (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

23.3k
2020 Value
± 1,278
−0.87%
1 Year decline
± 7.36%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Christian County, KY declined at a rate of −0.87%, from 23.6k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Christian County, KY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,015 people), Production Occupations (2,698 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,842 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Christian County, KY.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.3k
2020 Value
± 1,278
−0.87%
1 Year decline
± 7.36%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Christian County, KY declined at a rate of −0.87%, from 23.6k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Christian County, KY, are Manufacturing (4,298 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,968 people), and Retail Trade (2,221 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Christian County, KY, though some of these residents may live in Christian County, KY and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,286
Median earning men ± $2,067
$27,319
Median earning women ± $2,188

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,621), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,158), and Manufacturing ($45,105).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($51,304), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,781), and Public Administration ($32,920).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kentucky. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kentucky.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 565
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 383
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 332
    Manufacturing

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $1.18M
    Manufacturing
  2. $292k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $144k
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57B
  2. $34.7B
  3. $31.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57B, followed by Electronics ($34.7B) and Machinery ($31.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$326B
2020 Value in Kentucky
$644B
Projected 2050 Value in Kentucky
97.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kentucky trade was $326B. This is expected to increase 97.4% to $644B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kentucky 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 Kentucky to other states, or from other states to Kentucky.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.4B
  2. $18.8B
  3. $17.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Kentucky domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Tennessee with $24.4B, followed by Ohio with $18.8B and California and $17.9B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Christian County, KY went to Donald J. Trump with 63.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.46%).

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing the state of Kentucky. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kentucky

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Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky2
Assumed office on January 3, 1985
Rand Paul
Senator from Kentucky3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul are the senators currently representing Kentucky.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kentucky over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kentucky

Kentucky is currently represented by 6 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kentucky have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Christian County, KY awarded 1,200 degrees. The student population of Christian County, KY in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 638 male students and 1,536 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Christian County, KY are White (772 and 64.3%), followed by Black or African American (216 and 18%), Hispanic or Latino (133 and 11.1%), and Two or More Races (44 and 3.67%).

The largest universities in Christian County, KY by number of degrees awarded are Hopkinsville Community College (1,159 and 96.6%) and Ross College-Hopkinsville (41 and 3.42%).

The most popular majors in Christian County, KY are Liberal Arts & Sciences (261 and 21.8%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (146 and 12.2%), and General Business Administration & Management (94 and 7.83%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 2,174 students enrolled in Christian County, KY, 29.3% men and 70.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,345 records, of which 69.7% were women and 30.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 261 degree-majors awarded
  2. 46 degree-majors awarded
  3. 18 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Christian County, KY was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 261 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,159 degrees awarded
  2. 41 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hopkinsville Community College with 1,159 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 526 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Christian County, KY, which is 0.78 times less than the 674 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 772 degrees mean that there were 3.57 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 216 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,296) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($192) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.764% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.15M), Some college (792k), and Secondary Education (572k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Christian County, KY was $121,000 in 2020, which is 0.527 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $117,400 to $121,000, a 3.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Christian County, KY is 46.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Christian County, KY have an average commute time of 18.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Christian County, KY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Christian County, KY is $44,279. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Christian County, KY was Census Tract 2013.01 with a value of $78,947, followed by Census Tract 2014 and Census Tract 2006, with respective values of $66,250 and $59,438.

In 2021, 16.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Christian County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.16%.

Property

$121,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,633
$12,240
Median Property Taxes
±$826

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Christian County, KY the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Christian County, KY compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

46.9%
Homeownership
2020
69%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 46.9% of the housing units in Christian County, KY were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2013.01
  2. Census Tract 2014
  3. Census Tract 2006

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Christian County, KY was Census Tract 2013.01 with a value of $78,947, followed by Census Tract 2014 and Census Tract 2006, with respective values of $66,250 and $59,438.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,279
Median Household Income
± $2,913
26.1k
Number of Households
± 1,320

In 2020, the median household income of the 26.1k households in Christian County, KY grew to $44,279 from the previous year's value of $43,919.

The following chart displays the households in Christian County, KY 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Christian County, KY is from Kentucky.
0.454
2020 Wage GINI in Kentucky
0.456
2019 Wage GINI in Kentucky

In 2020, the income inequality in Kentucky was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.305% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kentucky was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kentucky in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Kentucky across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Walked (9.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.76%)

In 2020, 78.7% of workers in Christian County, KY drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (9.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.76%).

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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Commute Time

18.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Christian County, KY have a shorter commute time (18.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Christian County, KY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Christian County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.16%.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Christian County, KY (13.3k out of 65.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Christian County, KY is White, followed by Black 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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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 24.5% of the children was living in poverty in Christian County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 7.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 225 in Christian County, KY. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 18.6 per 100,000 population.

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pulseHealth

91.9% of the population of Christian County, KY has health coverage, with 29.7% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 8.99% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 14.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kentucky was $8,004 in 2014. This is a 6.11% increase from the previous year ($7,543).

Primary care physicians in Christian County, KY see 1667 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.52% increase from the previous year (1565 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 652 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 208 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kentucky, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,667 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Christian County, KY

Primary care physicians in Christian County, KY see an average of 1,667 patients per year. This represents a 6.52% increase from the previous year (1,565 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kentucky across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.5% under 18 years, 23.2% between 18 and 34 years, 30.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

8.11%
Uninsured
29.7%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
8.99%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
14.6%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Christian County, KY declined by 6.98% from 8.72% to 8.11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Christian County, KY changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 84.2 in Christian County, KY.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 36.5% in Christian County, KY.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 6.62% in Christian County, KY.

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