Manchester, VA

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Population

10,895

0.293% decline

Median Age

39.5


Median Household Income

$57,820

0.29% growth

Poverty Rate

11.2%


Number of Employees

5,796

0.976% growth

Median Property Value

$168,100

0.709% decline

About

In 2017, Manchester, VA had a population of 10.9k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $57,820. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Manchester, VA declined from 10,927 to 10,895, a -0.293% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,653 to $57,820, a 0.29% increase.

The population of Manchester, VA is 44.2% White Alone, 40.8% Black or African American Alone, and 8.99% Hispanic or Latino. 10.6% of the people in Manchester, VA speak a non-English language, and 95.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Manchester, VA are Virginia College-Richmond (195 degrees awarded in 2016) and Centura College-Richmond Main (125 degrees).

The median property value in Manchester, VA is $168,100, and the homeownership rate is 60.1%. Most people in Manchester, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Manchester, VA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Manchester, VA employs 5.8k people. The largest industries in Manchester, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (969 people), Retail Trade (710 people), and Finance & Insurance (639 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,679), Information ($46,205), and Manufacturing ($45,536).

Median household income in Manchester, VA is $57,820. Males in Manchester, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in Manchester, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$57,820

2017 value

± $5,637

0.29%

1 Year Growth

± 12.3%

Households in Manchester, VA have a median annual income of $57,820, 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 $57,653 in 2016, which represents a 0.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Manchester, VA 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

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Manchester, VA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Manchester, VA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Manchester, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia 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 1002.09

  2. Census Tract 1009.23

  3. Census Tract 1002.10

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Manchester, VA was Census Tract 1002.09 with a value of $69,496, followed by Census Tract 1009.23 and Census Tract 1002.10, with respective values of $60,223 and $45,977.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Manchester, VA (1.22k out of 10.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    483 ± 211

  2. White

    440 ± 149

  3. Hispanic

    373 ± 172

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Manchester, VA 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

5.8k

2017 Value

± 566

0.976%

1 Year growth

± 13.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manchester, VA grew at a rate of 0.976%, from 5.74k employees to 5.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Manchester, VA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,263 people), Sales & Related Occupations (513 people), and Management Occupations (456 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Manchester, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Manchester, VA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,263 people), Sales & Related Occupations (513 people), and Management Occupations (456 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Manchester, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.02 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.79 times), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Manchester, VA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($106,875), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,964), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($59,659).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.8k

2017 Value

± 566

0.976%

1 Year growth

± 13.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Manchester, VA grew at a rate of 0.976%, from 5.74k employees to 5.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Manchester, VA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (969 people), Retail Trade (710 people), and Finance & Insurance (639 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Manchester, VA, though some of these residents may live in Manchester, VA 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 Manchester, VA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (969 people), Retail Trade (710 people), and Finance & Insurance (639 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Manchester, VA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.36 times higher than expected), Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.9 times), and Public Administration (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Manchester, VA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($67,679), Information ($46,205), and Manufacturing ($45,536).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $26B and Electronics and $22.4B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

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

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Health

90.4% of the population of Manchester, VA has health coverage, with 54.6% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 8.48% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Manchester, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Manchester, VA see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 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%).

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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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

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

9.57%

Uninsured

54.6%

Employer Coverage

10.8%

Medicaid

14.8%

Medicare

8.48%

Non-Group

1.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Manchester, VA declined by 5.88% from 10.2% to 9.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Manchester, VA 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. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

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

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Diversity

Manchester, VA is home to a population of 10.9k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 6.99% of Manchester, VA residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Manchester, VA is composed of 4.82k White Alone residents (44.2%), 4.45k Black or African American Alone residents (40.8%), 979 Hispanic or Latino residents (8.99%), 340 Two or More Races residents (3.12%), 164 Asian Alone residents (1.51%), 118 Some Other Race Alone residents (1.08%), 19 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.174%), and 15 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.138%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Manchester, VA are Spanish or Spanish Creole (543 speakers), Korean (140 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (118 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.4

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 10

In 2017, the median age of all people in Manchester, VA was 39.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Manchester, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Manchester, VA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.99%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.45%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 6.99% of Manchester, VA residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Manchester, VA was 7.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Manchester, VA was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Manchester, VA residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

95.8%

2017 Citizenship

94.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.8% of Manchester, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Manchester, VA was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.82k ± 512

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.45k ± 708

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    979 ± 409

In 2017, there were 1.08 times more White Alone residents (4.82k people) in Manchester, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.45k Black or African American Alone and 979 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 Manchester, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    543 speakers (5.58%)

  2. Korean

    140 speakers (1.44%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    118 speakers (1.21%)

10.6% of Manchester, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Manchester, VA was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.58% of the overall population of Manchester, VA are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.44% speak Korean and 1.21% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    212 ± 97

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    126 ± 88

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    119 ± 84

Manchester, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.68 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Manchester, VA awarded 320 degrees. The student population of Manchester, VA is skewed towards women, with 96 male students and 404 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Manchester, VA are Black or African American (230 and 71.9%), followed by White (47 and 14.7%), Unknown (19 and 5.94%), and Two or More Races (11 and 3.44%).

The largest universities in Manchester, VA by number of degrees awarded are Virginia College-Richmond (195 and 60.9%) and Centura College-Richmond Main (125 and 39.1%).

The most popular majors in Manchester, VA are General Cosmetology (50 and 15.6%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (45 and 14.1%), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (43 and 13.4%).

The median tuition costs in Manchester, VA 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. 50 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Manchester, VA was General Cosmetology with 50 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 195 degrees awarded

  2. 125 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Manchester, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Virginia College-Richmond with 195 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

56

Degrees Awarded to Men

264

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 56 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Manchester, VA, which is 0.212 times less than the 264 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Manchester, VA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    230 degrees awarded

  2. White

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    19 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Manchester, VA were to Black or African American students. These 230 degrees mean that there were 4.89 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 47 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Manchester, VA was $168,100 in 2017, which is 0.773 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,300 to $168,100, a 0.709% decrease. The homeownership rate in Manchester, VA is 60.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Manchester, VA have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Manchester, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$57,820

Median Household Income

± $5,637

4.52k

Number of Households

± 431

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.52k households in Manchester, VA grew to $57,820 from the previous year's value of $57,653.

The following chart displays the households in Manchester, VA 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$168,100

2017 Median

± $7,673

$169,300

2016 Median

± $6,691

In 2017, the median property value in Manchester, VA declined from to $168,100 from the previous year's value of $169,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Manchester, VA 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 Manchester, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.1%

2017 Homeownership

61%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.1% of the housing units in Manchester, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61%.

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

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Commute Time

23.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Manchester, VA have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Manchester, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.74%

  3. Worked At Home

    1.89%

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

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