Hockessin, DE

Census Place

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Population
13,472
1.46% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tom Carper
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Coons
Democratic Party
Median Age
48.4

Poverty Rate
1.85%

Median Household Income
$125,847
1.77% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$446,000
2.91% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
6,342
1.25% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Hockessin, DE had a population of 13.5k people with a median age of 48.4 and a median household income of $125,847. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Hockessin, DE declined from 13,672 to 13,472, a -1.46% decrease and its median household income grew from $123,654 to $125,847, a 1.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hockessin, DE are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.91%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.35%), and White (Hispanic) (0.757%). NaNk% of the people in Hockessin, DE speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hockessin, DE is $446,000, and the homeownership rate is 86.7%. Most people in Hockessin, DE commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hockessin, DE is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Delaware (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Delaware went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (32.6%), followed by Other (5.32%). The most partisan county was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing the state of Delaware. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hockessin, DE is currently represented by N/A N/A in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Delaware
62.1% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Delaware
  1. 62.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 59.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 49.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Delaware was New Castle County, DE with 62.1% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Delaware colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Delaware

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Tom Carper
Senator from Delaware1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Chris Coons
Senator from Delaware2
Assumed office on November 15, 2010

Tom Carper and Chris Coons are the senators currently representing Delaware.

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

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US Representatives from N/A

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the N/A for Hockessin, DE have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Hockessin, DE is home to a population of 13.5k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 14% of Hockessin, DE residents were born outside of the country (1.88k people).

In 2018, there were 7.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Hockessin, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.48k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 527 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hockessin, DE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 789
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.48k ± 337
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    527 ± 373
0.757%
Hispanic Population
102 people

In 2018, there were 7.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Hockessin, DE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.48k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 527 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.757% of the people in Hockessin, DE are hispanic (102 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hockessin, DE as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.88k people
13.5%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people

As of 2018, 14% of Hockessin, DE residents (1.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hockessin, DE was 13.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

46
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.2
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Hockessin, DE was 48.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Hockessin, DE are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Hockessin, DE residents was 48.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,081 ± 3,087 people
  2. India
    11,282 ± 2,592 people
  3. China
    5,479 ± 1,812 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Delaware was Mexico, the natal country of 16,081 Delaware residents, followed by India with 11,282 and China with 5,479.

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Citizenship

97.1%
2018 Citizenship
97.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.1% of Hockessin, DE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Hockessin, DE was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    292 ± 104
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    133 ± 76
  3. Korea
    133 ± 89

Hockessin, DE has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Hockessin, DE is $125,847. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Hockessin, DE was Census Tract 135.03 with a value of $120,574, followed by Census Tract 135.01 and N/A, with respective values of $104,246 and N/A.

Males in Delaware have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,179. The income inequality in Delaware (measured using the Gini index) is 0.454, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Hockessin, DE employs 6.34k people. The largest industries in Hockessin, DE are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,204 people), Finance & Insurance (1,019 people), and Manufacturing (844 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($140,833), Finance & Insurance ($105,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,400).

Wages

Median Household Income

$125,847
2018 value
± $14,395
1.77%
1 Year Growth
± 15.3%

Households in Hockessin, DE have a median annual income of $125,847, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $123,654 in 2017, which represents a 1.77% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,884
Average Male Salary in Delaware
± $3,695
$52,179
Average Female Salary in Delaware
± $2,576

In 2017, full-time male employees in Delaware made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Delaware 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 in Delaware
  1. Asian
    $68,064 ± $11,800
  2. White
    $53,447 ± $2,550
  3. Black
    $42,061 ± $3,431

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Delaware workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Delaware.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hockessin, DE is from Delaware.
0.454
2017 Wage GINI in Delaware
0.447
2016 Wage GINI in Delaware

In 2017, the income inequality in Delaware was 0.454 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.5% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Delaware was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Delaware in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Delaware 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 135.03
  2. Census Tract 135.01
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hockessin, DE was Census Tract 135.03 with a value of $120,574, followed by Census Tract 135.01 and N/A, with respective values of $104,246 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

1.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hockessin, DE (243 out of 13.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 75+.

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. White
    191 ± 117
  2. Black
    37 ± 103
  3. Asian
    15 ± 91

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hockessin, DE is White, followed by Black and Asian.

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

6.34k
2018 Value
± 573
1.25%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hockessin, DE grew at a rate of 1.25%, from 6.26k employees to 6.34k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hockessin, DE, are Management Occupations (1,182 people), Sales & Related Occupations (652 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (630 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hockessin, DE.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hockessin, DE, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,182 people), Sales & Related Occupations (652 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (630 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hockessin, DE has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.31 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.32 times), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hockessin, DE, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($121,920), Management Occupations ($117,000), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($109,390).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.34k
2018 Value
± 573
1.25%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Hockessin, DE grew at a rate of 1.25%, from 6.26k employees to 6.34k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hockessin, DE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,204 people), Finance & Insurance (1,019 people), and Manufacturing (844 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hockessin, DE, though some of these residents may live in Hockessin, DE 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 Hockessin, DE, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,204 people), Finance & Insurance (1,019 people), and Manufacturing (844 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hockessin, DE has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (3.47 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.41 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hockessin, DE, by median earnings, are Information ($140,833), Finance & Insurance ($105,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,400).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $12.1B
  2. $5.16B
  3. $5.09B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $12.1B, followed by Basic chemicals ($5.16B) and Gasoline ($5.09B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$45.8B
2015 Value in Delaware
$80.6B
Projected 2045 Value in Delaware
75.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Delaware trade was $45.8B. This is expected to increase 75.9% to $80.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Delaware 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 Delaware to other states, or from other states to Delaware.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.19B
  2. $4.06B
  3. $3.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Delaware domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $5.19B, followed by Ohio with $4.06B and Pennsylvania and $3.03B.

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

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hockessin, DE was $446,000 in 2018, which is 1.94 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $433,400 to $446,000, a 2.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Hockessin, DE is 86.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hockessin, DE have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hockessin, DE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$446,000
2018 Median
± $12,156
$433,400
2017 Median
± $13,196

In 2018, the median property value in Hockessin, DE grew to to $446,000 from the previous year's value of $433,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hockessin, DE 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 Hockessin, DE the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$125,847
Median Household Income
± $14,395
4.8k
Number of Households
± 470

In 2018, the median household income of the 4.8k households in Hockessin, DE grew to $125,847 from the previous year's value of $123,654.

The following chart displays the households in Hockessin, DE 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

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Rent vs Own

86.7%
2018 Homeownership
87.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 86.7% of the housing units in Hockessin, DE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 87.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hockessin, DE compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hockessin, DE have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Hockessin, DE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    83.1%
  2. Carpooled
    8.12%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.35%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Hockessin, DE was Drove Alone (83.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.12%) and those who Worked At Home (6.35%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hockessin, DE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hockessin, DE have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

97.1% of the population of Hockessin, DE has health coverage, with 64.4% on employee plans, 3.58% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 0.273% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Delaware was $10,254 in 2014. This is a 5% increase from the previous year ($9,766).

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see 1226 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.32% increase from the previous year (1210 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1673 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 357 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.7%). Additionally, Kent County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,226 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Castle County, DE

Primary care physicians in New Castle County, DE see an average of 1,226 patients per year. This represents a 1.32% increase from the previous year (1,210 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$10,254
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Delaware
$4,806
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,921
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,460
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Delaware (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5%, from $9,766 to $10,254.

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

2.89%
Uninsured
64.4%
Employer Coverage
3.58%
Medicaid
16.4%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
0.273%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hockessin, DE grew by 25.3% from 2.3% to 2.89%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hockessin, DE 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. 13.7% prevalence
  2. 13.5% prevalence
  3. 9.8% prevalence

Kent County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Delaware, at 13.7%.

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

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