Marion County, KS

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2020 Population
11,865
0.827% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.8
0.674% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.89%
2.33% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$50,816
2.51% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$96,600
6.39% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
5,643
1.45% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Marion County, KS had a population of 11.9k people with a median age of 44.8 and a median household income of $50,816. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Marion County, KS declined from 11,964 to 11,865, a −0.827% decrease and its median household income declined from $52,123 to $50,816, a −2.51% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.4%), White (Hispanic) (2.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.995%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.742%).

None of the households in Marion County, KS 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.

99.6% of the residents in Marion County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marion County, KS are Tabor College (197 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Marion County, KS was $96,600, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%.

Most people in Marion County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Marion County, KS is home to a population of 11.9k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.893% of Marion County, KS residents were born outside of the country (106 people).

In 2020, there were 37.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Marion County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 295 White (Hispanic) and 252 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.6%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.6% of Marion County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, KS was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marion County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11k ± 5
  2. White (Hispanic)
    295 ± 58
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    252 ± 51.2
3.79%
Hispanic Population
450 people

In 2020, there were 37.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11k people) in Marion County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 295 White (Hispanic) and 252 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.79% of the people in Marion County, KS are hispanic (450 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,530 ± 6,952 people
  2. India
    13,550 ± 2,851 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,869 ± 2,555 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,530 Kansas residents, followed by India with 13,550 and Vietnam with 10,869.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.893%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
106 people
1.02%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
122 people

As of 2020, 0.893% of Marion County, KS residents (106 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Marion County, KS was 1.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    254 ± 68
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    117 ± 39
  3. Korea
    67 ± 38

Marion County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Marion County, KS employs 5.64k people. The largest industries in Marion County, KS are Manufacturing (1,042 people), Educational Services (879 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (773 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,281), and Transportation & Warehousing ($51,250).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,975. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.64k
2020 Value
± 319
−1.45%
1 Year decline
± 7.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Marion County, KS declined at a rate of −1.45%, from 5.73k employees to 5.64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, KS, are Management Occupations (670 people), Production Occupations (634 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (606 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.64k
2020 Value
± 319
−1.45%
1 Year decline
± 7.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Marion County, KS declined at a rate of −1.45%, from 5.73k employees to 5.64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, KS, are Manufacturing (1,042 people), Educational Services (879 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (773 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Marion County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,075
Median earning men ± $2,003
$22,624
Median earning women ± $2,252

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,906), Manufacturing ($49,397), and Wholesale Trade ($40,893).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,274), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,333), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,663).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 88
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 87
    Manufacturing
  3. 84
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $35.3k
    Manufacturing
  2. $21.2k
    Wholesale Trade
  3. $20.4k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas 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 Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Marion County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 73.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.13%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

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

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

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 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 Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Marion County, KS awarded 197 degrees. The student population of Marion County, KS in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 386 male students and 256 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marion County, KS are White (148 and 77.5%), followed by Black or African American (14 and 7.33%), Hispanic or Latino (13 and 6.81%), and Two or More Races (12 and 6.28%).

The largest universities in Marion County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Tabor College (197 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Marion County, KS are General Psychology (18 and 9.14%), Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (18 and 9.14%), and General Business (18 and 9.14%).

The median tuition cost in Marion County, KS for private four year colleges is $41,200.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Marion County, KS, the percentage of applicants admitted was 46.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 35%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 642 (60.1% men and 39.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 642 students enrolled in Marion County, KS, 60.1% men and 39.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 367 records, of which 46.6% were women and 53.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marion County, KS was General Psychology with 18 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
197 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tabor College with 197 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 94 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marion County, KS, which is 0.913 times less than the 103 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 148 degrees mean that there were 10.6 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($41,200) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% of women were in the same situation.

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

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

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

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Marion County, KS was $96,600 in 2020, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $90,800 to $96,600, a 6.39% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion County, KS is 79.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Marion County, KS have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marion County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marion County, KS is $50,816. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marion County, KS was Census Tract 4897 with a value of $51,888, followed by Census Tract 4898 and Census Tract 4896, with respective values of $51,603 and $49,656.

In 2021, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Marion County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.2%.

Property

$96,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,137
$3,850
Median Property Taxes
±$245

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

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

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Rent vs Own

79.6%
Homeownership
2020
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 79.6% of the housing units in Marion County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4897
  2. Census Tract 4898
  3. Census Tract 4896

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, KS was Census Tract 4897 with a value of $51,888, followed by Census Tract 4898 and Census Tract 4896, with respective values of $51,603 and $49,656.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$50,816
Median Household Income
± $2,195
4.84k
Number of Households
± 283

In 2020, the median household income of the 4.84k households in Marion County, KS declined from $50,816 from the previous year's value of $52,123.

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, KS 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 Marion County, KS is from Kansas.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (74.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Walked (6.66%)

In 2020, 74.9% of workers in Marion County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who walked to work (6.66%).

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 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, KS have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.99% of the workforce in Marion County, KS 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 Marion County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 10.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Marion County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 2.2%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, KS (985 out of 11.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 12.5% of the children was living in poverty in Marion County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 99.5 in Marion County, KS. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 49.1 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

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pulseHealth

93% of the population of Marion County, KS has health coverage, with 48.7% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, KS see 5975 patients per year on average, which represents a 99.4% increase from the previous year (2996 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3961 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1981 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,975 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, KS

Primary care physicians in Marion County, KS see an average of 5,975 patients per year. This represents a 99.4% increase from the previous year (2,996 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

7%
Uninsured
48.7%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.03%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, KS grew by 8.92% from 6.43% to 7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Marion County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 40.4% in Marion County, KS.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.1% in Marion County, KS.

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