Delray Beach, FL

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Population

66,453

2.17% growth

Median Age

46.2


Median Household Income

$53,233

2.71% growth

Poverty Rate

16.5%


Number of Employees

32,184

3.19% growth

Median Property Value

$240,800

16.3% growth

About

In 2017, Delray Beach, FL had a population of 66.5k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $53,233. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Delray Beach, FL grew from 65,044 to 66,453, a 2.17% increase and its median household income grew from $51,829 to $53,233, a 2.71% increase.

The population of Delray Beach, FL is 54.9% White Alone, 29.7% Black or African American Alone, and 11% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Delray Beach, FL speak a non-English language, and 86.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Delray Beach, FL are Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology (76 degrees awarded in 2016) and American Academy of Cosmetology-Delray Beach (16 degrees).

The median property value in Delray Beach, FL is $240,800, and the homeownership rate is 61.1%. Most people in Delray Beach, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Delray Beach, FL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Delray Beach, FL employs 32.2k people. The largest industries in Delray Beach, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,522 people), Retail Trade (4,295 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,795 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,797), Information ($70,139), and Utilities ($65,052).

Median household income in Delray Beach, FL is $53,233. Males in Delray Beach, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Delray Beach, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,233

2017 value

± $2,637

2.71%

1 Year Growth

± 5.73%

Households in Delray Beach, FL have a median annual income of $53,233, 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 $51,829 in 2016, which represents a 2.71% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delray Beach, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 66.02

  2. Census Tract 69.12

  3. Census Tract 74.12

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Delray Beach, FL was Census Tract 66.02 with a value of $103,689, followed by Census Tract 69.12 and Census Tract 74.12, with respective values of $82,222 and $74,853.

The following map shows all of the places in Delray Beach, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delray Beach, FL (10.9k out of 65.8k 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 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Black

    5,780 ± 623

  2. White

    4,350 ± 509

  3. Hispanic

    1,372 ± 338

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delray Beach, FL is Black, 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

32.2k

2017 Value

± 1,313

3.19%

1 Year growth

± 5.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Delray Beach, FL grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 31.2k employees to 32.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delray Beach, FL, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,569 people), Management Occupations (3,847 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3,434 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delray Beach, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Delray Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,569 people), Management Occupations (3,847 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3,434 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Delray Beach, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.82 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.39 times), and Sales & Related Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Delray Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($87,944), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($71,944), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,406).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

32.2k

2017 Value

± 1,313

3.19%

1 Year growth

± 5.55%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Delray Beach, FL grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 31.2k employees to 32.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delray Beach, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,522 people), Retail Trade (4,295 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,795 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delray Beach, FL, though some of these residents may live in Delray Beach, FL 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 Delray Beach, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,522 people), Retail Trade (4,295 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (3,795 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Delray Beach, FL has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.53 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.91 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.75 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Delray Beach, FL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,797), Information ($70,139), and Utilities ($65,052).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

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

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Health

85.3% of the population of Delray Beach, FL has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 16.3% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Delray Beach, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Delray Beach, FL see 1376 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1735 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 703 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,376 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,376 patients per year. This represents a 0.218% decrease from the previous year (1,379 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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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

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

14.7%

Uninsured

35.3%

Employer Coverage

13.9%

Medicaid

18.5%

Medicare

16.3%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delray Beach, FL declined by 15.1% from 17.3% to 14.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Delray Beach, FL 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. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

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

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Diversity

Delray Beach, FL is home to a population of 66.5k people, from which 86.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 25.3% of Delray Beach, FL residents were born outside of the country (16.8k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Delray Beach, FL is composed of 36.5k White Alone residents (54.9%), 19.8k Black or African American Alone residents (29.7%), 7.33k Hispanic or Latino residents (11%), 1.75k Asian Alone residents (2.63%), 942 Two or More Races residents (1.42%), 106 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.16%), 54 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0813%), and 24 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0361%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Delray Beach, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Delray Beach, FL was 46.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Delray Beach, FL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Delray Beach, FL residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.8k people

25.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

16.3k people

As of 2017, 25.3% of Delray Beach, FL residents (16.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Delray Beach, FL was 25.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

86.7%

2017 Citizenship

85.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.7% of Delray Beach, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Delray Beach, FL was 85.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    36.5k ± 1.22k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    19.8k ± 1.23k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    7.33k ± 903

In 2017, there were 1.85 times more White Alone residents (36.5k people) in Delray Beach, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.8k Black or African American Alone and 7.33k 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 Delray Beach, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Delray Beach, FL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Delray Beach, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Delray Beach, FL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,174 ± 183

  2. World War II

    841 ± 263

  3. Korea

    570 ± 153

Delray Beach, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Delray Beach, FL awarded 92 degrees. The student population of Delray Beach, FL is skewed towards women, with 101 male students and 445 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Delray Beach, FL are White (35 and 38%), followed by Black or African American (29 and 31.5%), Hispanic or Latino (20 and 21.7%), and Two or More Races (3 and 3.26%).

The largest universities in Delray Beach, FL by number of degrees awarded are Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology (76 and 82.6%) and American Academy of Cosmetology-Delray Beach (16 and 17.4%).

The most popular majors in Delray Beach, FL are Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Ultrasound Technician (46 and 50%), Radiation Therapist (14 and 15.2%), and Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, & Nursing Assistants (10 and 10.9%).

The median tuition costs in Delray Beach, FL 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. 14 degrees awarded

  2. 6 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Delray Beach, FL was Radiation Therapist with 14 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Delray Beach, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 76 degrees awarded

  2. 16 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Delray Beach, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cambridge College of Healthcare & Technology with 76 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

19

Degrees Awarded to Men

73

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 19 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Delray Beach, FL, which is 0.26 times less than the 73 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

    35 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    29 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    20 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Delray Beach, FL were to White students. These 35 degrees mean that there were 1.21 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 29 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Delray Beach, FL was $240,800 in 2017, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $207,100 to $240,800, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Delray Beach, FL is 61.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Delray Beach, FL have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Delray Beach, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,233

Median Household Income

± $2,637

27.3k

Number of Households

± 1,064

In 2017, the median household income of the 27.3k households in Delray Beach, FL grew to $53,233 from the previous year's value of $51,829.

The following chart displays the households in Delray Beach, FL 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

$240,800

2017 Median

± $11,770

$207,100

2016 Median

± $12,271

In 2017, the median property value in Delray Beach, FL grew to to $240,800 from the previous year's value of $207,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Delray Beach, FL 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 Delray Beach, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

61.1%

2017 Homeownership

62.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.1% of the housing units in Delray Beach, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.2%.

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

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delray Beach, FL have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Delray Beach, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76.3%

  2. Carpooled

    8.61%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.75%

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

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