Montgomery County, OH

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Population

531,542

0.057% growth

Median Age

39.4


Median Household Income

$47,755

1.74% growth

Poverty Rate

17.9%


Number of Employees

242,759

0.841% decline

Median Property Value

$118,000

3.78% growth

About

In 2017, Montgomery County, OH had a population of 532k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $47,755. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Montgomery County, OH grew from 531,239 to 531,542, a 0.057% increase and its median household income grew from $46,936 to $47,755, a 1.74% increase.

The population of Montgomery County, OH is 70.7% White Alone, 20.3% Black or African American Alone, and 3.35% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Montgomery County, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Montgomery County, OH are Sinclair Community College (4,777 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Dayton (3,016 degrees), and Fortis College-Centerville (378 degrees).

The median property value in Montgomery County, OH is $118,000, and the homeownership rate is 59.9%. Most people in Montgomery County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Montgomery County, OH employs 243k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (42,796 people), Manufacturing (29,099 people), and Retail Trade (24,450 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($77,557), Public Administration ($70,832), and Utilities ($64,918).

Median household income in Montgomery County, OH is $47,755. Males in Montgomery County, OH have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,904. The income inequality in Montgomery County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,755

2017 value

± $1,479

1.74%

1 Year Growth

± 4.62%

Households in Montgomery County, OH have a median annual income of $47,755, 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 $46,936 in 2016, which represents a 1.74% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,297

Average Male Salary

± $959

$46,904

Average Female Salary

± $740

In 2017, full-time male employees in Montgomery County, OH made 1.33 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $73,640 ± $48,775

  2. Asian

    $63,304 ± $4,969

  3. American Indian

    $53,849 ± $24,595

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Montgomery County, OH workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.16 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery County, OH is from Ohio.

0.457

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.19% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio 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 101

  2. Census Tract 403.05

  3. Census Tract 404.06

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, OH was Census Tract 101 with a value of $125,000, followed by Census Tract 403.05 and Census Tract 404.06, with respective values of $122,875 and $109,320.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, OH (92.1k out of 516k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    49,867 ± 1,514

  2. Black

    35,378 ± 1,271

  3. Hispanic

    4,587 ± 436

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

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

243k

2017 Value

± 7,884

-0.841%

1 Year decline

± 4.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montgomery County, OH declined at a rate of -0.841%, from 245k employees to 243k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, OH, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (13,066 people), Health Technologists & Technicians (7,401 people), and Other Office & Administrative Support Workers (6,485 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, OH, by number of employees, are Other Management Occupations Except Farmers, Ranchers, & Other Agricultural Managers (13,066 people), Health Technologists & Technicians (7,401 people), and Other Office & Administrative Support Workers (6,485 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Metal Workers & Plastic Workers (2.09 times higher than expected), Nursing, Psychiatric, & Home Health Aides (2.03 times), and First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, OH, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($82,292), Legal Occupations ($81,190), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($81,047).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

243k

2017 Value

± 7,884

-0.841%

1 Year decline

± 4.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Montgomery County, OH declined at a rate of -0.841%, from 245k employees to 243k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (42,796 people), Manufacturing (29,099 people), and Retail Trade (24,450 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery County, OH 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, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (42,796 people), Manufacturing (29,099 people), and Retail Trade (24,450 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Montgomery County, OH has an unusually high number of Health Care & Social Assistance (1.26 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.24 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Montgomery County, OH, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($77,557), Public Administration ($70,832), and Utilities ($64,918).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

93.6% of the population of Montgomery County, OH has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 2.21% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, OH see 1100 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.22% decrease from the previous year (1125 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1686 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,100 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, OH see an average of 1,100 patients per year. This represents a 2.22% decrease from the previous year (1,125 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery County, OH 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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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

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

6.43%

Uninsured

45.5%

Employer Coverage

21.7%

Medicaid

13.9%

Medicare

10.3%

Non-Group

2.21%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, OH grew by 4.64% from 6.15% to 6.43%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Montgomery County, OH 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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

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

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Diversity

Montgomery County, OH is home to a population of 532k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.61% of Montgomery County, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Montgomery County, OH is composed of 376k White Alone residents (70.7%), 108k Black or African American Alone residents (20.3%), 17.8k Two or More Races residents (3.35%), 15.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.95%), 12k Asian Alone residents (2.26%), 1.74k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.328%), 882 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.166%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Montgomery County, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Montgomery County, OH was 39.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Montgomery County, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Montgomery County, OH residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.61%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.34%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.61% of Montgomery County, OH 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, OH was 4.34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    63,926 ± 6,190 people

  2. Mexico

    49,870 ± 5,471 people

  3. China

    31,441 ± 4,347 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Montgomery County, OH was India, the natal country of 63,926 Montgomery County, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 49,870 and China with 31,441.

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Citizenship

97.2%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.2% of Montgomery County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, OH was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    376k ± 910

  2. Black or African American Alone

    108k ± 2.47k

  3. Two or More Races

    17.8k ± 2.82k

In 2017, there were 3.49 times more White Alone residents (376k people) in Montgomery County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108k Black or African American Alone and 17.8k 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 Montgomery County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Montgomery County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Montgomery County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Montgomery County, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    11,887 ± 1,387

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    7,031 ± 1,363

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    5,025 ± 1,044

Montgomery County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Montgomery County, OH awarded 9,902 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, OH is skewed towards women, with 14,643 male students and 18,602 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, OH are White (6,492 and 69.9%), followed by Black or African American (1,162 and 12.5%), Unknown (1,101 and 11.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (220 and 2.37%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, OH by number of degrees awarded are Sinclair Community College (4,777 and 48.2%), University of Dayton (3,016 and 30.5%), and Fortis College-Centerville (378 and 3.82%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, OH are Criminal Justice - Police Science (607 and 6.13%), Registered Nursing (448 and 4.52%), and General Business Administration & Management (385 and 3.89%).

The median tuition costs in Montgomery County, OH are $26,374 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. 218 degrees awarded

  2. 556 degrees awarded

  3. 341 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Montgomery County, OH was Social Work with 218 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 4,777 degrees awarded

  2. 3,016 degrees awarded

  3. 378 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,374

Median Private

In 2016, the Montgomery County, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sinclair Community College with 4,777 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

4,221

Degrees Awarded to Men

5,681

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 4,221 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, OH, which is 0.743 times less than the 5,681 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

    6,492 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,162 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    1,101 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Montgomery County, OH were to White students. These 6,492 degrees mean that there were 5.59 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,162 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Montgomery County, OH was $118,000 in 2017, which is 0.542 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $113,700 to $118,000, a 3.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, OH is 59.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Montgomery County, OH have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Montgomery County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,755

Median Household Income

± $1,479

225k

Number of Households

± 7,248

In 2017, the median household income of the 225k households in Montgomery County, OH grew to $47,755 from the previous year's value of $46,936.

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

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Housing

Property Value

$118,000

2017 Median

± $3,132

$113,700

2016 Median

± $3,321

In 2017, the median property value in Montgomery County, OH grew to to $118,000 from the previous year's value of $113,700.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Montgomery County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Montgomery County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.9%

2017 Homeownership

59.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.9% of the housing units in Montgomery County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.9%.

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

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, OH have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Montgomery County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.4%

  2. Carpooled

    6.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.23%

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

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