Mahoning County, OH

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2021 Population
229,044
0.259% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
43.2
0.69% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
17.3%
1.36% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$50,750
7.77% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$114,600
5.91% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
104,427
0.0613% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Mahoning County, OH had a population of 229k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $50,750. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Mahoning County, OH grew from 228,452 to 229,044, a 0.259% increase and its median household income grew from $47,092 to $50,750, a 7.77% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mahoning County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.24%), White (Hispanic) (2.57%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.85%).

None of the households in Mahoning County, OH 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.

99.1% of the residents in Mahoning County, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mahoning County, OH are Youngstown State University (2,596 degrees awarded in 2021), Mahoning County Career and Technical Center (111 degrees), and Raphael's School of Beauty Culture Inc-Boardman (81 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Mahoning County, OH was $114,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.8%.

Most people in Mahoning County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mahoning County, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Mahoning County, OH is home to a population of 229k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.23% of Mahoning County, OH residents were born outside of the country (5.12k people).

In 2021, there were 5.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (171k people) in Mahoning County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2021 Citizenship
99.1%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.1% of Mahoning County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Mahoning County, OH was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mahoning County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    171k ± 539
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    32.3k ± 776
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.42k ± 869
6.55%
Hispanic Population
15k people

In 2021, there were 5.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (171k people) in Mahoning County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.42k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.55% of the people in Mahoning County, OH are hispanic (15k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    66,680 ± 6,322 people
  2. Mexico
    44,514 ± 5,170 people
  3. China
    34,822 ± 4,575 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 66,680 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,514 and China with 34,822.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.23%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.12k people
2.47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.64k people

As of 2021, 2.23% of Mahoning County, OH residents (5.12k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mahoning County, OH was 2.47%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,949 ± 421
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,753 ± 326
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,467 ± 307

Mahoning County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Mahoning County, OH employs 104k people. The largest industries in Mahoning County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,843 people), Manufacturing (13,366 people), and Retail Trade (13,153 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($79,940), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,875), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,106).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,152. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

104k
2021 Value
± 2,482
0.0613%
1 Year growth
± 3.28%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Mahoning County, OH grew at a rate of 0.0613%, from 104k employees to 104k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mahoning County, OH, are Sales & Related Occupations (12,304 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,500 people), and Management Occupations (9,467 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mahoning County, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

104k
2021 Value
± 2,482
0.0613%
1 Year growth
± 3.28%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Mahoning County, OH grew at a rate of 0.0613%, from 104k employees to 104k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mahoning County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (18,843 people), Manufacturing (13,366 people), and Retail Trade (13,153 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mahoning County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Mahoning County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,936
Median earning men ± $935
$27,458
Median earning women ± $1,206

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,998), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,828), and Wholesale Trade ($53,377).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($52,153), Wholesale Trade ($39,280), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,566
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,368
    Manufacturing
  3. 1,306
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $2.37M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $1.63M
    Manufacturing
  3. $480k
    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 Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $56.1B
  2. $53.3B
  3. $50B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $56.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($53.3B) and Motorized vehicles ($50B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$651B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.24T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
91% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $651B. This is expected to increase 91% to $1.24T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio 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 Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $44B
  2. $38.3B
  3. $30.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44B, followed by Indiana with $38.3B and Pennsylvania and $30.3B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Mahoning County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 50.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.812%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

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 Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 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 Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2021, universities in Mahoning County, OH awarded 2,842 degrees. The student population of Mahoning County, OH in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 9,712 male students and 13,500 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mahoning County, OH are White (2,127 and 79.2%), followed by Black or African American (231 and 8.6%), Unknown (100 and 3.72%), and Hispanic or Latino (92 and 3.42%).

The largest universities in Mahoning County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Youngstown State University (2,596 and 91.3%), Mahoning County Career and Technical Center (111 and 3.91%), and Raphael's School of Beauty Culture Inc-Boardman (81 and 2.85%).

The most popular majors in Mahoning County, OH are Social Work (164 and 5.77%), Registered Nursing (122 and 4.29%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (118 and 4.15%).

The median tuition cost in Mahoning County, OH for a public four year colleges is $9,196 for in-state students and $9,556 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2021 in Mahoning County, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 31%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 23,212 (41.8% men and 58.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 23,212 students enrolled in Mahoning County, OH, 41.8% men and 58.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 17,460 records, of which 57.8% were women and 42.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 122 degree-majors awarded
  2. 116 degree-majors awarded
  3. 104 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mahoning County, OH was Registered Nursing with 122 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mahoning County, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,596 degrees awarded
  2. 111 degrees awarded
  3. 81 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Youngstown State University with 2,596 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 1,240 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mahoning County, OH, which is 0.774 times less than the 1,602 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,127 degrees mean that there were 9.21 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 231 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,196) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, less-than 2-year ($1,400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, less-than 2-year ($1,700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.649% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.641% 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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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (3.04M), Some college (2.01M), and Bachelors Degree (1.59M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Mahoning County, OH was $114,600 in 2021, which is 0.468 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $108,200 to $114,600, a 5.91% increase. The homeownership rate in Mahoning County, OH is 69.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Mahoning County, OH have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mahoning County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mahoning County, OH is $50,750. In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Mahoning County, OH was Census Tract 8122 with a value of $98,709, followed by Census Tract 8110.02 and Census Tract 8112, with respective values of $93,989 and $84,554.

In 2022, 12.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mahoning County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.42%.

Property

$114,600
Median Property Value 2021
±$2,183
$67,940
Median Property Taxes
±$1,899

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 Mahoning County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

69.8%
Homeownership
2021
62.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 69.8% of the housing units in Mahoning County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 8122
  2. Census Tract 8110.02
  3. Census Tract 8112

In 2021, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mahoning County, OH was Census Tract 8122 with a value of $98,709, followed by Census Tract 8110.02 and Census Tract 8112, with respective values of $93,989 and $84,554.

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

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Household Income

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$50,750
Median Household Income
± $1,787
97.3k
Number of Households
± 2,149

In 2021, the median household income of the 97.3k households in Mahoning County, OH grew to $50,750 from the previous year's value of $47,092.

The following chart displays the households in Mahoning County, OH 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mahoning County, OH is from Ohio.
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2021, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0758% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (7.02%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.09%)

In 2021, 82.5% of workers in Mahoning County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.02%) and those who worked at home (6.09%).

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

22.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mahoning County, OH have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Mahoning County, OH 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 Mahoning County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mahoning County, OH have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.6% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Mahoning County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.42%.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mahoning County, OH (38.5k out of 223k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mahoning County, OH 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 2022, 22.5% of the children was living in poverty in Mahoning County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 10.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 279 in Mahoning County, OH. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 90.2 per 100,000 population.

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95% of the population of Mahoning County, OH has health coverage, with 43.7% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 16.5% on Medicare, 9.99% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Mahoning County, OH see 926 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.24% decrease from the previous year (957 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1362 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 240 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

926 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mahoning County, OH

Primary care physicians in Mahoning County, OH see an average of 926 patients per year. This represents a 3.24% decrease from the previous year (957 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.01%
Uninsured
43.7%
Employer Coverage
23.5%
Medicaid
16.5%
Medicare
9.99%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mahoning County, OH grew by 4.57% from 4.79% to 5.01%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 58.6 in Mahoning County, OH.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, 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 39.6% in Mahoning County, OH.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.78% in Mahoning County, OH.

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