Montgomery County, KS

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Population

33,463

0.894% decline

Median Age

40.3


Median Household Income

$43,977

3.12% growth

Poverty Rate

17.5%


Number of Employees

14,522

0.931% growth

Median Property Value

$74,000

3.35% growth

About

In 2017, Montgomery County, KS had a population of 33.5k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $43,977. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Montgomery County, KS declined from 33,765 to 33,463, a -0.894% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,646 to $43,977, a 3.12% increase.

The population of Montgomery County, KS is 80.1% White Alone, 6.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.28% Black or African American Alone. 4.05% of the people in Montgomery County, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS are Coffeyville Community College (466 degrees awarded in 2016) and Independence Community College (223 degrees).

The median property value in Montgomery County, KS is $74,000, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Montgomery County, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Montgomery County, KS employs 14.5k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, KS are Manufacturing (3,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,629 people), and Retail Trade (1,666 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,985), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($41,484), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,165).

Median household income in Montgomery County, KS is $43,977. Males in Montgomery County, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Montgomery County, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,977

2017 value

± $2,660

3.12%

1 Year Growth

± 6.99%

Households in Montgomery County, KS have a median annual income of $43,977, 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 $42,646 in 2016, which represents a 3.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montgomery County, KS made 1.4 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

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montgomery County, KS workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 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 Montgomery County, KS by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Kansas 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 9507

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, KS was Census Tract 9507 with a value of $54,583, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $50,493 and $48,791.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, KS (5.69k out of 32.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 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

    4,336 ± 388

  2. Hispanic

    658 ± 176

  3. Black

    542 ± 150

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery County, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

14.5k

2017 Value

± 699

0.931%

1 Year growth

± 6.52%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montgomery County, KS grew at a rate of 0.931%, from 14.4k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, KS, are Production Occupations (2,083 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,699 people), and Management Occupations (1,205 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, KS, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,083 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,699 people), and Management Occupations (1,205 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (2.47 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (1.53 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.47 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($55,833), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($52,634), and Management Occupations ($46,694).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

14.5k

2017 Value

± 699

0.931%

1 Year growth

± 6.52%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montgomery County, KS grew at a rate of 0.931%, from 14.4k employees to 14.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, KS, are Manufacturing (3,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,629 people), and Retail Trade (1,666 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, KS 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 Montgomery County, KS, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (3,217 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,629 people), and Retail Trade (1,666 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, KS has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.36 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.19 times), and Utilities (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Montgomery County, KS, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($41,985), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($41,484), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($40,165).

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Domestic Trade

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. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains with $24.1B and Coal-n.e.c. and $22B.

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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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

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. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

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

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Health

88.1% of the population of Montgomery County, KS has health coverage, with 44.1% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.52% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see 3029 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.69% increase from the previous year (2839 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 482 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3029 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, KS see an average of 3029 patients per year. This represents a 6.69% increase from the previous year (2839 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, KS 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%).

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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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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

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

11.9%

Uninsured

44.1%

Employer Coverage

15.9%

Medicaid

14.4%

Medicare

12%

Non-Group

1.52%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, KS declined by 3.07% from 12.3% to 11.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montgomery County, KS 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Montgomery County, KS is home to a population of 33.5k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.5% of Montgomery County, KS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Montgomery County, KS is composed of 26.8k White Alone residents (80.1%), 2.08k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.2%), 1.77k Black or African American Alone residents (5.28%), 1.43k Two or More Races residents (4.27%), 993 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.97%), 344 Asian Alone residents (1.03%), 54 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.161%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Montgomery County, KS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (898 speakers), German (67 speakers), and Chinese (58 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Montgomery County, KS was 40.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Montgomery County, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Montgomery County, KS residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.87%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.5% of Montgomery County, KS 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 Montgomery County, KS was 2.87%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montgomery County, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Montgomery County, KS residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

97.7%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.7% of Montgomery County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, KS was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    26.8k ± 22

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.08k ± 490

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.77k ± 148

In 2017, there were 12.9 times more White Alone residents (26.8k people) in Montgomery County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.08k Hispanic or Latino and 1.77k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    898 speakers (2.82%)

  2. German

    67 speakers (0.21%)

  3. Chinese

    58 speakers (0.182%)

4.05% of Montgomery County, KS 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 Montgomery County, KS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.82% of the overall population of Montgomery County, KS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.21% speak German and 0.182% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,006 ± 133

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    368 ± 124

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    353 ± 120

Montgomery County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Montgomery County, KS awarded 689 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, KS is skewed towards men, with 1,431 male students and 1,347 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, KS are White (455 and 67.6%), followed by Black or African American (91 and 13.5%), Hispanic or Latino (53 and 7.88%), and Two or More Races (48 and 7.13%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Coffeyville Community College (466 and 67.6%) and Independence Community College (223 and 32.4%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (232 and 33.7%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (157 and 22.8%), and Medication Aide (49 and 7.11%).

The median tuition costs in Montgomery County, KS 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. 232 degrees awarded

  2. 19 degrees awarded

  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Montgomery County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 232 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 466 degrees awarded

  2. 223 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Montgomery County, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Coffeyville Community College with 466 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

281

Degrees Awarded to Men

408

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 281 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, KS, which is 0.689 times less than the 408 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

    455 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    91 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    53 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Montgomery County, KS were to White students. These 455 degrees mean that there were 5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 91 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, KS was $74,000 in 2017, which is 0.34 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $71,600 to $74,000, a 3.35% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, KS is 70.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Montgomery County, KS have an average commute time of 16.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Montgomery County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,977

Median Household Income

± $2,660

13.6k

Number of Households

± 671

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.6k households in Montgomery County, KS grew to $43,977 from the previous year's value of $42,646.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery 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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Housing

Property Value

$74,000

2017 Median

± $3,366

$71,600

2016 Median

± $2,905

In 2017, the median property value in Montgomery County, KS grew to to $74,000 from the previous year's value of $71,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Montgomery County, KS 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 Montgomery County, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.2%

2017 Homeownership

69.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.2% of the housing units in Montgomery County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

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

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Commute Time

16.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, KS have a shorter commute time (16.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Montgomery County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Walked

    4.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Montgomery County, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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