McClain County, OK

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Population

37,919

1.87% growth

Median Age

38.3


Median Household Income

$62,081

5.81% growth

Poverty Rate

9.51%


Number of Employees

17,629

3.47% growth

Median Property Value

$166,400

4.92% growth

About

In 2017, McClain County, OK had a population of 37.9k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $62,081. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of McClain County, OK grew from 37,222 to 37,919, a 1.87% increase and its median household income grew from $58,673 to $62,081, a 5.81% increase.

The population of McClain County, OK is 79.7% White Alone, 7.75% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.68% Two or More Races. 6.59% of the people in McClain County, OK speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in McClain County, OK are Mid-America Technology Center (353 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in McClain County, OK is $166,400, and the homeownership rate is 78.2%. Most people in McClain County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.2 minutes. The average car ownership in McClain County, OK is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of McClain County, OK employs 17.6k people. The largest industries in McClain County, OK are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), Retail Trade (2,346 people), and Construction (1,710 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,496), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,266).

Median household income in McClain County, OK is $62,081. Males in McClain County, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in McClain County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$62,081

2017 value

± $2,502

5.81%

1 Year Growth

± 7.68%

Households in McClain County, OK have a median annual income of $62,081, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,673 in 2016, which represents a 5.81% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in McClain County, OK made 1.44 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in McClain County, OK 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

  1. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of McClain County, OK workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for McClain County, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma 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 4001.01

  2. Census Tract 4002.02

  3. Census Tract 4001.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in McClain County, OK was Census Tract 4001.01 with a value of $70,357, followed by Census Tract 4002.02 and Census Tract 4001.02, with respective values of $63,405 and $58,770.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in McClain County, OK (3.57k out of 37.6k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,892 ± 313

  2. Hispanic

    608 ± 149

  3. Native American

    410 ± 131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in McClain County, OK is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

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

17.6k

2017 Value

± 773

3.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in McClain County, OK grew at a rate of 3.47%, from 17k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in McClain County, OK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,194 people), Management Occupations (1,906 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,806 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of McClain County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of McClain County, OK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,194 people), Management Occupations (1,906 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,806 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, McClain County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.76 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.75 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of McClain County, OK, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($78,177), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($78,125), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($77,961).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.6k

2017 Value

± 773

3.47%

1 Year growth

± 5.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in McClain County, OK grew at a rate of 3.47%, from 17k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in McClain County, OK, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), Retail Trade (2,346 people), and Construction (1,710 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of McClain County, OK, though some of these residents may live in McClain County, OK 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 McClain County, OK, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,349 people), Retail Trade (2,346 people), and Construction (1,710 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, McClain County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.77 times), and Utilities (1.75 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in McClain County, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($77,250), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,496), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,266).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $52.4B

  2. $21.4B

  3. $19.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.4B, followed by Fuel oils with $21.4B and Gasoline and $19.2B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$220B

2015 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $220B. This is expected to increase 40.6% to $309B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $40.8B

  2. $19.3B

  3. $7.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $40.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $7.03B.

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

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Health

87.6% of the population of McClain County, OK has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 9.96% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 2.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of McClain County, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in McClain County, OK see 2538 patients per year on average, which represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (2073 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3224 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 806 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2538 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in McClain County, OK see an average of 2538 patients per year. This represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (2073 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in McClain County, OK in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

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

12.4%

Uninsured

50.5%

Employer Coverage

9.96%

Medicaid

11.8%

Medicare

13%

Non-Group

2.35%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in McClain County, OK declined by 6.63% from 13.3% to 12.4%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

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

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Diversity

McClain County, OK is home to a population of 37.9k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.98% of McClain County, OK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of McClain County, OK is composed of 30.2k White Alone residents (79.7%), 2.94k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.75%), 2.15k Two or More Races residents (5.68%), 2.05k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (5.4%), 398 Black or African American Alone residents (1.05%), 144 Asian Alone residents (0.38%), 20 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0527%), and 9 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0237%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in McClain County, OK are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,893 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (75 speakers), and Tagalog (73 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in McClain County, OK was 38.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in McClain County, OK are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all McClain County, OK residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.98%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.71%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.98% of McClain County, OK 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 McClain County, OK was 2.71%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of McClain County, OK was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 McClain County, OK residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of McClain County, OK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in McClain County, OK was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    30.2k ± 20

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.94k ± 440

  3. Two or More Races

    2.15k ± 264

In 2017, there were 10.3 times more White Alone residents (30.2k people) in McClain County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.94k Hispanic or Latino and 2.15k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in McClain County, OK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,893 speakers (5.55%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    75 speakers (0.22%)

  3. Tagalog

    73 speakers (0.214%)

6.59% of McClain County, OK 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 McClain County, OK was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 5.55% of the overall population of McClain County, OK are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.22% speak Other Native North American Languages and 0.214% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    840 ± 147

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    571 ± 142

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    440 ± 122

McClain County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in McClain County, OK awarded 353 degrees. The student population of McClain County, OK is skewed towards men, with 539 male students and 377 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in McClain County, OK are White (259 and 73.4%), followed by American Indian or Alaska Native (49 and 13.9%), Hispanic or Latino (40 and 11.3%), and Black or African American (4 and 1.13%).

The largest universities in McClain County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Mid-America Technology Center (353 and 100%).

The most popular majors in McClain County, OK are Medical Assistant (62 and 17.6%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (21 and 5.95%), and General Cosmetology (20 and 5.67%).

The median tuition costs in McClain County, OK 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. 62 degrees awarded

  2. 21 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in McClain County, OK was Medical Assistant with 62 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

353 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the McClain County, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mid-America Technology Center with 353 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

159

Degrees Awarded to Men

194

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 159 men were awarded degrees from institutions in McClain County, OK, which is 0.82 times less than the 194 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    259 degrees awarded

  2. American Indian or Alaska Native

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    40 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in McClain County, OK were to White students. These 259 degrees mean that there were 5.29 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, American Indian or Alaska Native, with 49 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in McClain County, OK was $166,400 in 2017, which is 0.765 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $158,600 to $166,400, a 4.92% increase. The homeownership rate in McClain County, OK is 78.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in McClain County, OK have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in McClain County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$62,081

Median Household Income

± $2,502

13.8k

Number of Households

± 653

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.8k households in McClain County, OK grew to $62,081 from the previous year's value of $58,673.

The following chart displays the households in McClain County, OK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$166,400

2017 Median

± $4,285

$158,600

2016 Median

± $4,437

In 2017, the median property value in McClain County, OK grew to to $166,400 from the previous year's value of $158,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in McClain County, OK 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 McClain County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in McClain County, OK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In McClain County, OK the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.2%

2017 Homeownership

79.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.2% of the housing units in McClain County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in McClain County, OK 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 McClain County, OK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in McClain County, OK have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in McClain County, OK have a longer commute time (25.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in McClain County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    7.55%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.67%

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

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